The Longleaf Alliance Announces Retirement of Anne Rilling, VP for Business

June 27, 2023

It is with mixed emotions that The Longleaf Alliance announces the upcoming retirement of our Vice President for Business Anne Rilling. Anne joined The Longleaf Alliance (TLA) team in November…

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Welcome A.R.T. – TLA’s New Field Team Assists Reticulated Flatwoods Salamander Recovery

February 2, 2023

ART members Abe Huang, Sean Seid, Haley Welshoff, & Kameron Burgess. The Longleaf Alliance is excited to introduce our new field team assisting the reticulated flatwoods salamander project on Escribano…

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Salute to Wildland Fire Veteran Bob Wilken

April 27, 2022

Bob Wilken, a long-time wildland fire expert,  is retiring after 47 years of service in wildland fire management and habitat restoration and protection. A graduate of Southeastern Illinois College with…

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Balancing the Conservation Equation

January 27, 2022

Meet TLA’s Edward O’Daniels WHAT DO YOU DO WITH THE LONGLEAF ALLIANCE? As the Cogongrass Coordinator for The Longleaf Alliance, I work to bring the many partners together with private…

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Conservation Behind the Scenes

October 28, 2021

Meet TLA’s Lynnsey Basala I am the Vice President for Development, providing executive leadership, strategic direction, and management of all fundraising efforts, including foundation partnerships, individual and corporate donor campaigns/events,…

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Transitioning like a Rocket-Stage Longleaf

September 16, 2021

Meet TLA’s Abe Huang I’m a seasonal wetland restoration technician. We work within the diverse hub of agencies that makes up the REPI partnership, where concerted efforts are brought together…

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Finding a Passion for Amphibians and Reptiles

July 30, 2021

Meet Jessica Sandoval Jessica has been on staff with The Longleaf Alliance since 2018, but begins a new journey in a few short weeks as she pursues a M.S. in…

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Conserving the Natural World for the Next Generation

July 2, 2021

Meet Ronald Henderson This week The Longleaf Alliance is sending off Ronald Henderson III as he transitions to his new adventure with The Nature Conservancy. Thank you, Ronald, for your…

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