Consultation opened on 25 June 2021. Closing date 26 July 2021.


Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided an opinion 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 ERA21/22-03

Project Type Deforestation

Location Moneybroome Road, Lisburn

Grid Reference J 22223 66604

Area 5.03 hectares

Project Description Clearance of broadleaves and conversion to an agricultural field

Opinion Relevant The removal of broadleaved woodland is considered likely to have an impact on biodiversity and on features of cultural heritage.

Maps and information relating to these projects have been placed on Further information may be obtained by contacting Policy and Regulation Branch at 028 6634 3034 or by emailing Any person wishing to comment on the likely environmental effects of the above project may do so in writing by 26 July 2021 to Forest Service, Policy and Regulation Branch, Inishkeen House, Killyhevlin, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh BT74 4EJ or by emailing

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