We take the lead in advising on, and in implementing, the government's environmental policy and strategy in Northern Ireland. We carry out a range of activities, which promote the government's key themes of sustainable development, biodiversity and climate change.
We aim to be recognised as the leading body responsible for protecting, conserving and promoting the environment and heritage in Northern Ireland and are working towards four long term environmental outcomes:
Links to both http://www.doeni.gov.uk/niea/ and www.ni-environment.gov.uk
The NIEA Natural Heritage Grants Programme (NHGP) has part-funded the development of this raptor database through a grant awarded to the NIRSG and Golden Eagle Trust Ltd.