Biodiversity & Nature Conservation

Closeddate_range18 Mar, 2021, 9:00am - 29 Apr, 2021, 4:00pm

Natural heritage in Westport and its immediate environs includes designated European sites a wide range of natural and environmentally significant features that make an essential contribution to the environmental quality, ecological biodiversity and investment potential of the town.

Questions to consider:
Q. How can the Local Area Plan best support the protection, conservation and enhancement of natural heritage and biodiversity?

Q. Are there local Parks or green areas which you feel could benefit from enhancement or works to improve their biodiversity?

Q. Do we need specific policies/objectives, standards to increase biodiversity in all forms of development?

Nature Conservation Recommendations
Nature Conservation recommendations fron the Development Applications Unit
that ALL the autumn leaves in Westport be collected into one place
Making/producing compost We/I want ALL the fallen Autumn leaves from Westport collected and delivered to one spot. At present there’s the beginning of such a place by the Quay Community...
Inland Fisheries Ireland Submission: Westport Town & Environs Local Area Plan 2021-2027
Inland Fisheries Ireland Submission: Westport Town & Environs Local Area Plan 2021-2027
EPA PRE-Draft Issues Paper Submission
Please see attached Submission and Land Use Recommendations/Guidance documents   SEA Section Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Submission on the Issues Paper for the Draft Westport LAP 2021-2027
This submission addresses many different environmental considerations in respect of the Draft Plan