Consultation opened on 26 September 2018. Closing date 21 October 2018 at 23:59.

Summary

Removal of birch and alder to restore lowland raised bog habitat at Montiagh's Moss SAC/ ASSI, Co. Antrim.

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Consultation description

Forest service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, environment and Rural affairs has provided an opinion on the following project in respect of the Environmental Impact assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

Reference - ERA18/19-41
Project type - Deforestation
Location - Montiaghs Moss, Lower Ballinderry, Co. Antrim
Grid Reference - J 097 657
Area - 1.5 hectares

Project Description - Removal of birch and alder to restore lowland raised bog habitat at Montiagh's Moss SAC/ ASSI

Opinion - Not relevant. This project is unlikely to have a significant effect on the environment. No priority species or habitats will be afected by this project. The habitat will be improved for the Marsh Fritillary butterfly a key feature of the SAC.

Any person wishing to comment on the above project may do so by the 21 October 2018

Ways to respond

Email -
forest.regulation@daera-ni.gov.uk
Write to -
Forest Service Headquarters
Policy and Regulation
Inishkeen House
Killyhevlin
ENNISKILLEN
BT74 4EJ

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