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.
Prescribed Fire Cost-Share in SE Georgia
September 10, 2021
The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Pilot Project is currently accepting applications for its cost-share program for landowners to conduct prescribed burning, create firebreaks, and obtain burn plans. The deadline to apply is November 1st so get in touch with Project Coordinator Susan French today if you’re interested in managing your forestland with prescribed fire and located…Read More
Longleaf Pine Research Needs Survey
August 26, 2021
The Longleaf Alliance needs your input! We are soliciting feedback on pressing longleaf research needs. The RESEARCH NEEDS SURVEY is open to all partners, TLA members, and longleaf supporters. From landowners to academics, we want to hear from you! Please reach out to Sarah Crate with questions.Read More
The Owen Fellowship – Accepting Applications September 1st!
August 23, 2021
The Owen Fellowship of The Longleaf Alliance is an exciting NEW program we are proud to offer in conjunction with the Biennial Longleaf Conference. The Owen Fellowship aims to advance longleaf pine research through a $15,000 scholarship award for graduate students. The recipient will attend the 2022 Biennial Longleaf Conference in Wilmington, North Carolina, conduct…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.