Lough Forbes Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
001818
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Longford
Roscommon
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.7625
Longitude: -7.87694

Features of Interest

Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition - type vegetation [3150]

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) [91E0]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001818.pdf [4.08 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF001818.pdf [73 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001818.pdf [149 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Raised Bog Monitoring Project 2011 Volume 1: Main Report [1.35 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: Fernandez, F., Crowley, W., Wilson, S.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Raised Bog Monitoring and Assessment Survey 2013, Site Report [3.51 MB]
Year: 2015
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
Cover image
Title: Raised Bog Monitoring and Assessment Survey 2013, Site Report [3.28 MB]
Year: 2015
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report