EIA Consultation for Dunhugh Golf Course, Prehen, County Londonderry. ERA21/22-07

Consultation opened on 05 November 2021. Closing date 06 December 2021 at 23:59.

Summary

Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided opinions on the following projects in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

An opinion under the Regulations is formed taking account of the selection criteria specified in the legislation. An opinion may be ‘relevant’ if it is considered that a project is likely to have a significant effect on the environment or ‘not relevant’ if a project is considered unlikely to have a significant effect on the environment. Each project is required to comply with the UK Forestry Standard, which describes the governments’ approach to sustainable forestry.

Consultation description

Reference                 ERA21/22-07

Project Type              Deforestation

Location                     Dunhugh Golf Course, Prehen

Grid Reference         C 41810 13443

Area                            1.24ha

Project Description  Removal of conifers

Opinion                      Not relevant

Priority habitats will not be affected by this small scale project. Woodland removal is restricted to three conifer blocks consisting of un-thinned Norway Spruce.

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