Prescribed Fire Cost-Share in SE Georgia

September 10, 2021

The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Pilot Project is currently accepting applications for its cost-share program for landowners to conduct prescribed burning, create firebreaks, and obtain burn plans. The deadline to apply is November 1st so get in touch with Project Coordinator Susan French today if you're interested in managing your forestland with prescribed fire and located in one of our target co

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Longleaf Pine Research Needs Survey

August 26, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance needs your input! We are soliciting feedback on pressing longleaf research needs. The RESEARCH NEEDS SURVEY is open to all partners, TLA members, and longleaf supporters. From landowners to academics, we want to hear from you! Please reach out to Sarah Crate with questions.

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The Owen Fellowship – Accepting Applications September 1st!

August 23, 2021

The Owen Fellowship of The Longleaf Alliance is an exciting NEW program we are proud to offer in conjunction with the Biennial Longleaf Conference. The Owen Fellowship aims to advance longleaf pine research through a $15,000 scholarship award for graduate students. The recipient will attend the 2022 Biennial Longleaf Conference in Wilmington, North Carolina, conduct research related to longleaf p

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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 for water utilities of investing in longleaf

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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 including three important (and diverse) plant famil

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2020 Range-wide Longleaf Accomplishments

July 7, 2021

America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative (ALRI) released its 2020 Range-wide Accomplishment Report celebrating a decade's worth of accomplishments and significant progress towards restoring longleaf pine.  Despite a turbulent 2020, ALRI's dedicated partners proved resilient and recorded over 1.9 million acres of accomplishments ranging from new longleaf establishment, prescri

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TLA Joins 1t.org with 5.5 Million Tree Pledge

May 4, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance has joined the Trillion Trees Community with our pledge of planting over 5.5 million longleaf pine trees by 2030. We are excited to be in excellent company with other corporations, governments and non-profit organizations in the @1t.org US Chapter, led by the World Economic Forum and American Forests. See our full pledge at us.1t.org. [video mp4="https://longleafalliance.or

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Thriving on Fire – The Resiliency of Longleaf

April 19, 2021

The Longleaf Alliance collaborated with partners from the Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC) on a new factsheet, Thriving on Fire: The Resilient Longleaf Pine, to communicate the tree's unique tolerance to fire and the benefits of using prescribed burning as a forest management practice. This fire resiliency factsheet is the third in a series from the LPC to communicate how longleaf pine can ou

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A Guided Tour of Alabama’s Longleaf

April 2, 2021

Alabama's original forests were very different from what we see today - dominated in much of the state by vast expanses of longleaf pine forests and their unique and desirable plant and animal species. In every region of the longleaf range, these forests were largely consumed during our development as a nation. What older timber remains is a fraction of once was, but  Alabama is a leader in

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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 ti

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