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 2, 2023
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
The Owen Fellowship – $20,000 Award for Longleaf Graduate Research
April 1, 2023
Now in its second round, The Owen Fellowship of The Longleaf Alliance is a two-year program offered in conjunction with the Biennial Longleaf Conference. The Owen Fellowship aims to advance…Read More
Burn season is coming: are you ready?
October 26, 2023
Cool days and long nights, the seasons are changing. Whether your management plan calls for burning this winter or later in the year, good planning is a crucial factor to…Read More
Longleaf Forests Do It All
September 26, 2023
Longleaf pine forests provide wildlife habitat for imperiled species, sequester carbon, protect water quality, and produce high-quality wood products! We are excited to have the longleaf ecosystem and The Longleaf…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.