New Fire Mapping Tool Released – SE FireMap

March 30, 2021

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) unveiled the new Southeast FireMap, a fire mapping tool for the Southeastern United States that enables resource managers to improve their regional or local approaches to managing wildfire risk and fire management needs through targeted prescribed burns and training. Fire management helps improve forest ecosystem health, increases timber values,…

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Eastman and GP Cellulose provide critical support for longleaf pine restoration in Florida

March 19, 2021

In celebration of the International Day of Forests on March 21, Eastman, Eastman Foundation and GP Cellulose worked with The Longleaf Alliance (TLA) to provide 60,000 longleaf pine seedlings to Torreya State Park in Northwest Florida. This conservation collaboration is intended to help protect forest ecosystems, support delicate wildlife communities, and help repair the planet for future generations. The planting is part of…

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Support TLA While You Shop!

March 10, 2021

There are many giving vehicles to support The Longleaf Alliance. Perhaps the easiest way to make a difference is to shop using! Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know, same online shopping interface, and the same products you’re familiar with. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your qualifying purchases to The…

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The Longleaf Alliance Planting Funds – Accepting Project Requests

By The Lonlgeaf Alliance

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 with longleaf pine, because of its superior environmental benefits. The Longleaf Alliance works with multiple partners to provide longleaf pine seedling funds to landowners. In…

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The Longleaf Alliance Leads a Three-Year Prescribed Fire Pilot Project in the GA Sentinel Landscape

February 20, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance is pleased to announce a three-year prescribed fire pilot project in partnership with the Georgia Sentinel Landscape. The Sentinel Landscapes Partnership is a federal, state, local, and private collaboration dedicated to promoting natural resource sustainability in areas surrounding military installations and conserving both working and natural lands. The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Partnership…

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Longleaf in the News – Video Interview With LLA’s President

January 7, 2021

Carol Denhof, President of The Longleaf Alliance, recently had the chance to speak with reporter Janet McConnaughey about the decline of longleaf pine and how The Alliance is working toward its restoration. In addition to the AP article “Restoring longleaf pines, keystone of once vast ecosystems” that is circulating widely, Carol’s video interview is also…

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Partners Working Together to Help Landowners Restore and Manage Longleaf Pine Forests in Mississippi and Alabama

January 4, 2021

Around Lucedale, Mississippi, an unusual mix of partners is working together to restore one of the South’s iconic forests.  The Longleaf Alliance (LLA), Wildlife Mississippi, the Mississippi Forestry Association, Enviva, and other partners are working together to boost longleaf pine habitats in southern Mississippi and southwestern Alabama by creating new opportunities for public and private…

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Guiding Longleaf Restoration for 25 years

October 30, 2020

The Longleaf Alliance was formed in 1995 by Rhett Johnson and Dean Gjerstad in response to the urgent need to halt the decline of longleaf pine ecosystems, and to meet the growing demand for information on how to restore these forests. The Longleaf Alliance’s role within the longleaf community has expanded over the years, but…

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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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LLA Awarded $1.1 Million to Advance Longleaf Pine Restoration and Conservation

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced $5.6 million in grants to restore, enhance and protect longleaf pine forests in eight Southeast states. The grants will generate more than $6.9 million in matching contributions for a total conservation impact of $12.5 million. The 23 grants were awarded through NFWF’s Longleaf Stewardship Fund, and…

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