Lough Neagh stakeholders agree on ‘new shared vision for a community led future’
Jenny Copleand representing Countryside Alliance Ireland in agreeing a new shared vision for Lough Neagh’s future within a community led forum.
Jenny stressed the value of Wildfowling to the other delegates and continued to make the point for preservation of our rural activities on Lough Neagh during the three day event
Agriculture Minister Michelle O’Neill has welcomed a “new shared vision for a community led future operation” on Lough Neagh at a conference attended by 64 stakeholders.
She made the comments at the closing of the three day conference, hosted by Development Trusts NI in Toomebridge, and attended by a representative for Lord Shaftesbury.
The focus of the event, which ran from February 29 to March 2, was on producing a shared vision for the future strategic management and development of Lough Neagh.
The Future Search Conference was attended by 64 key local influencers all of whom have a stake in Lough Neagh, has provided the community with an opportunity to examine the potential future vision for the Lough. We continue to encourage those who reside, work, engage with or are passionate about the Lough to be part of our work on this.