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Boom Hall, under the Foyle Bridge, is home to many old trees and a natural habitat for bats, fungi and insects...

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Susan Gass, from Derry City Council, with Peter Archdale, a tree verifier,as they prepare to measure one of the trees in Boom Hall.

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Barry Byrne reports from Boom Hall, now a protected forest, and, along with Susan Gass, finds what they think is one of the oldest trees in the area. They also discuss conservation plans the forest's importance for local bats, insects and fungi.

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Listen to BBC Radio Foyle's report from Boom Hall forest and learn more about the trees growing there.


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