The Secret World Of Trees Episode 2

24m 56s

This programme is about our native Tree the Birch and Manchán Magan is in GlenVeagh county Donegal aptly named after the Birch in Gaelic , ‘Gleann Bheithe’ . Whilst there he also discovers some elm trees and that the elm is disease free in this part of Ireland. It is also said that years and years ago when Ireland was coming out of an ice age the birch was the first tree to colonise the country and is often the first tree to bud in Spring .Manchán talks to Dónal Ó Cnáimhse to learn more .

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