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The perimeter grasslands of HMP Maghaberry have been declared as an ASSI because of their breeding colony of Lapwing.The Lapwing is principally a
The Maidens ASSI consists of two small islands (the West and East Maidens) and a series of rock platforms which dry out at low water.They are formed
Larne Lough is situated on the Co. Antrim coast in the east of Northern Ireland. The Ramsar site boundary is entirely coincident with both that of
This important regional food funding programme within the food and drink sector encourages collaboration between all sectors and representative
The boundary of the Special Protection Area site is entirely coincident with the Outer Ards Area of Special Scientific Interest together with the
The Chief Veterinary Officer for Northern Ireland (NI), Robert J Huey, has declared an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone and suspension of poultry
Upper Lough Erne Lough is situated in County Fermanagh in the west of Northern Ireland. It is a very large and complex freshwater system. A series of
Brexit transition questions and answers related to direct landings of fishing vessels.
Cashel Rock has been declared an ASSI because of its important geology. This occurs as outcrops of tonalite and rhyolite, two types of igneous rock.
The agricultural industry in Northern Ireland is being urged to help stop the decline of bees and other pollinating insects.
The Rural Business Investment Scheme will provide opportunities for rural businesses in Lisburn &Castlereagh and Belfast City Council areas to create
Nature reserves are chosen from among the very best examples of our wildlife, habitats and geology. They contain a wide range of species, communities
Kilcoan is a special place because of its earth science interest. The disused quarry provides access to a series of Cretaceous sedimentary
The Outer Ards site extends from Grey Point on the north Down coast, to Ballyquintin Point in the south. The site mainly encompasses the intertidal
Situated on the east coast of Northern Ireland, Strangford Lough is a large shallow sea lough with an indented shoreline and a wide variety of marine
A joint DAERA/DAFM research funding programme is now open for applications from public performing research institutions in NI to participate in joint
There are many nature reserves on Forest Service land in County Fermanagh.
This section summarises the different regulations that apply to personal food imports from EU and non-EU countries.
This page contains details of Members of the Council for Nature Conservation and the Countryside
The Strangford Lough Part 3 area is an integral part of the Lough as a whole. It contains a great diversity of intertidal habitats, with The Dorn