EIA Consultation for Ranaghan, Maghera, County Londonderry. FL2021/22-31

Consultation opened on 05 November 2021. Closing date 06 December 2021.


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                 FL2021/22-31

Project Type              Deforestation

Location                     Ranaghan, Maghera

Grid Reference         C 80678 02507

Area                            0.53ha

Project Description  Removal of conifers

Opinion                      Not relevant

No priority habitats or features of cultural interest will be affected by this project. The three geometrically shaped conifer blocks were of low landscape value.

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