Consultation opened on 03 February 2021. Closing date 01 March 2021.


Forest Service, an Agency of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has provided an opinion on the 53 attached projects in respect of the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (as amended).

Consultation description

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.

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 attached projects may do so in writing, or by email by 1 March 2021.

A list of woodland creation projects is attached to this consultation. Information given includes a reference number, a general location, a grid reference, a brief description of the project and the opinion. A map for each project is also attached with a location insert. Anyone wishing to comment on a project may also do so by completing the 'online survey'.

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