NI Peatland Strategy Consultation

Consultation opened on 09 June 2021. Closing date 01 September 2021.

Summary

The Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA) is seeking views on the Draft Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040. We are using Citizen Space for collating responses from stakeholders - please provide your responses to the survey online if you can. If you are not able to provide your responses online, there are instructions for other response methods in the Letter to Stakeholders document below.

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Consultation description

The Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040 consultation document provides an outline of the policy drivers for the development of this strategy, the ecosystem services that semi-natural peatlands in Northern Ireland provide and details the current factors affecting our semi-natural peatlands.   It also sets out the Strategic Objectives and Actions which we consider necessary to ensure that our semi-natural peatlands are conserved and restored to functioning ecosystems.  

We welcome views from all sectors, age-groups, organisations and individuals and consultation responses will be used to inform the Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy 2021-2040 and the subsequent Implementation Plan. 

This public consultation is open for a period of twelve weeks until 1st September 2021. We encourage you to respond as early as possible.

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