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.
Flora of the Wet Longleaf Pine Savanna
September 28, 2021
In our newest video collaboration with Clemson Extension Forestry and USDA NRCS, viewers are introduced to the Flora of Wet Longleaf Pine Savanna habitats. This video looks at many of the interesting species of plants that thrive in this habitat, including the Venus flytrap. If you are interested in learning more about the plants of…Read More
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
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.