A Walk in the Woods with Burner Bob® & Friends

March 31, 2022

The Longleaf Alliance is thrilled to announce this brand new video from Burner Bob®, the prescribed fire mascot of the Southeast. In this video, you’ll take a virtual walk with Burner Bob®, prescribed burner Shan Cammack with Georgina Department of Natural Resources, and their spunky fire ecologist friends as they visit The Fire Forest. 🔥🌲🔥…

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Freeze Injury Alert

March 9, 2022

Southern yellow pines acclimate to winter weather gradually. While this provides some cold hardiness, the root system of longleaf pines never really goes dormant. When temperatures drop for extended periods, or when extreme temperature fluctuations occur, there is a risk of freeze injury to seedlings. Extreme cold, desiccating winds, and sudden temperature changes may adversely…

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Savannah River Watershed Priority Planning

March 1, 2022

The Savannah River Clean Water Fund (SRCWF) is a partnership focused on protecting the water supply for the communities and businesses along the Savannah River in Georgia and South Carolina through forest conservation and restoration. The overall goal of the Savannah River Clean Water Fund is to retain 60% of the forest cover in the watershed.…

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Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

January 31, 2022

Taxes are on everyone’s mind this time of year, but successful tax planning is a year-round effort. For private forest landowners, financial considerations sustain ownership, fund land management activities, and provide investment returns. To achieve the best outcome, good record keeping and planning is essential. These helpful resources will increase your understanding of forestry tax…

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Getting Started with Prescribed Fire on Private Land

January 5, 2022

Are you ready to join the fire “family” in the Southeast? Even if you are familiar with the many benefits of prescribed burning, you likely have many questions about how to get started. Hear from Georgia tree farmers and prescribed burners as they share their personal experiences burning their land in our new video. Susan…

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Land Trusts & Longleaf

January 1, 2022

Safeguarding and Restoring Longleaf for the Future Private, not-for-profit land and environmental conservation organizations, known as land trusts or conservancies, are actively involved in longleaf pine habitat protection and restorative management activities across the species’ entire range. In combination, land trusts hold hundreds of permanent conservation easements on private properties and own reserves themselves containing…

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Longleaf Landowner Spotlight – North Carolina Sandhills

December 1, 2021

Here’s to the land of the longleaf pine. The once abundant longleaf pine forests of North Carolina are much depleted, due to the long-term effects of resin collection, overharvesting of trees, and lack of management with prescribed fire. Fortunately, there are landowners across the state who are bringing back this ecosystem. Much of the restoration work…

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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…

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Longleaf Pine – A Tall Drink of Water

August 12, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance, in collaboration with The Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC), is pleased to share a new factsheet, Longleaf Pine: A Tall Drink of Water. Learn how longleaf pine forests can help keep drinking water safe, reliable, and affordable. The fact sheet also highlights how good stewardship can contribute to drinking water and the benefits…

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Flora of Xeric Longleaf Pine Video Series

July 9, 2021

If you are interested in learning more about the plants of longleaf pine habitats, check out this 3-part “Introduction to the Flora of the Xeric Longleaf Pine Community” video series. Lisa Lord from The Longleaf Alliance, Clemson Extension Agent TJ Savereno, and Sudie Thomas with USDA NRCS provide an introduction to xeric longleaf pine sandhills…

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