Making Connections for Forestry & Wildlife – Landowner Expo in Georgia

December 15, 2021

The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Forestry & Wildlife Landowner Expo was hosted by the Longleaf Alliance and partners on December 1st at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Georgia. The Expo boasted experts from a dozen natural resource organizations who discussed sources of professional assistance, financial incentives, and other programs available to help landowners…

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Longleaf Academies Return to In-Person!

November 22, 2021

After pivoting to a virtual format for the Longleaf Academy Program in 2021, The Longleaf Alliance held our first Academy back in person in November! We partnered with the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) to offer our “Fire & Longleaf Academy” in Waycross, Georgia. Highlights during the 2 ½ day event included hearing from our staff…

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First Annual Savannah River Fire Festival

October 15, 2021

Fun for the Whole Family The first annual Savannah River Fire Festival was held in October 2021 at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Effingham County, Georgia. Hosted by the Longleaf Alliance and partners, it was a huge success. The festival was a fun day jam-packed with outdoor activities for approximately 200 attendees,…

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LLA Hosts 1st Virtual Biennial Longleaf Conference

October 26, 2020

The Longleaf Alliance and partners hosted our first-ever Virtual Longleaf Conference on October 20-23, 2020. We were thrilled to be joined by 475 conference participants, including registered attendees, speakers, working group members, and students. With a full year of content access, the conference will continue to be a resource for the longleaf community. Following the…

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2020 Regional Longleaf Award Recipients Announced

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Every two years, individuals, private landowners, land managers, wildlife biologists, conservation groups, consultants, university researchers, forestry professionals, agency and outreach personnel gather for the best and largest longleaf event in the nation: The Biennial Longleaf Conference. The Biennial Longleaf Conference, hosted by The Longleaf Alliance, is a regional conference focused on the restoration and conservation…

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