Ensuring a sustainable future for the longleaf pine ecosystem
The Longleaf Alliance works throughout the Southeast U.S. to guide longleaf restoration, stewardship, and conservation using science-based outreach, partnership engagement, and on-the-ground assistance.
Looking for Longleaf Seedlings?
November 18, 2022
Planting season is upon us! The Longleaf Alliance knows that some folks are still looking for longleaf pine seedlings for this season’s projects. We also know that nurseries, consultants, and…Read More
Welcome A.R.T. – TLA’s New Field Team Assists Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Recovery
February 2, 2023
ART members Abe Huang, Sean Seid, Haley Welshoff, & Kameron Burgess. The Longleaf Alliance is excited to introduce our new field team assisting the reticulated flatwoods salamander project on Escribano…Read More
TLA’s Wetland Ecosystem Support Team Exceeds Restoration Deliverables
January 27, 2023
In 2018, The Longleaf Alliance’s Wetland Ecosystem Support Team (WEST) formed to restore isolated wetlands in the Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership (GCPEP). Why Wetlands? The longleaf landscape hosts many…Read More
Freeze Injury Alert
December 22, 2022
Southern yellow pines acclimate to winter weather gradually. While this provides some cold hardiness, the root system of longleaf pines never really goes dormant. When temperatures drop for extended periods,…Read More
What is Longleaf?
John Gould Curtis described longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Miller) as the "pride of the south." He stated, "the longleaf pine tree would probably not be considered very beautiful with its long, scaly trunk and rather scraggly branches, but a whole forest of tall, straight poles canopied over with dark green plumes of long, shaky needles is most attractive and majestic." We would tend to agree that there are few places in the world that are as beautiful as a forest of longleaf pines.