Northern Ireland Environment Agency

11th September 2018

ORNI receives funding through NIEA’s competitive Natural Environment Fund grant programme. Key areas of focus include:

  • improved recognition of how outdoor recreation can deliver on the draft PfG outcomes and government strategies
  • outdoor recreation mapping and assessment of demand and value
  • visitor monitoring / data collection and reporting
  • coordination and dissemination of information among the outdoor recreation sector in Northern Ireland
  • providing clear information of what people can do near to where they live
  • volunteering programme
  • identify, plan and develop a community trails to provide ‘doorstep walking’ opportunities in a rural community
  • promotion of environmental responsibility and good practice