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
The Longleaf Alliance Planting Funds
February 6, 2023
Because of the tremendous public benefits that flow from healthy private forests, many incentives (including “cost-share”) exist to encourage landowners to plant, grow and manage forests. This is especially true…Read More
Longleaf Pine and Water Research Forum
March 8, 2023
The Longleaf Alliance, U.S. Forest Service, The Jones Center at Ichauway, University of Georgia, Phinizy Center for Water Sciences, and the Southeastern Partnership for Forests and Water brought together natural…Read More
Sharing the Longleaf Story at SEWE
March 2, 2023
A few weekends ago, several Alliance staff were spreading the word about longleaf at the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, South Carolina. Our booth in Quail Village at Brittlebank Park…Read More
We ❤ Our Members
February 14, 2023
Valentine’s Day is a whimsical holiday that for many stirs up memories, feelings, and gratitude. In the spirit of the holiday, let’s pause to consider our love for longleaf – our ‘WHY’ for…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.