Looking for Longleaf Seedlings?

November 18, 2022

Planting season is upon us! The Longleaf Alliance knows that some folks are still looking for longleaf pine seedlings for this season's projects. We also know that nurseries, consultants, and tree planters often have some inventory unexpectedly available. We'd like to help connect these folks! Starting Monday, November 21st, TLA will create a Facebook post for seedling needs and surplus invento

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Prescribed Fire Cost-Share in SE Georgia

October 21, 2022

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 11th 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

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TLA Receives 2022 FSC Leadership Award

October 21, 2022

The Longleaf Alliance is honored to be recognized by the Forest Stewardship Council's 2022 Leadership Awards along with our partners American Forest Foundation and The Nature Conservancy. FSC Leadership Awards celebrate forest owners, builders, architects, retailers, paper mills, manufacturers, environmental organizations and many others who contribute to the movement toward responsible sou

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2022 Regional Longleaf Awards Announced

September 13, 2022

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 Regional Longleaf Awards Program, offered in conjunction with the Biennial Longleaf Conference, recog

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Longleaf Pine Sustainability Analysis – Request for Proposals

July 14, 2022

Since America's Longleaf released the Range-Wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine in 2009, comprehensive information about the spatial extent, arrangement, and condition of extant longleaf pine was largely unknown. New datasets and tools such as the Southeast Longleaf Ecosystem Occurrence Geodatabase and Southeast FireMap are now available, allowing for longleaf ecosystem-centric spatial ana

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Longleaf Pine Cone Prospects for 2022

June 27, 2022

Unlike some other southern yellow pine species, longleaf pine cone production is variable with infrequent good crops. The process is influenced by many environmental factors over the course of the cones' two-year development, with large differences observed from year to year and also from place to place. Having an idea of upcoming cone crops helps longleaf growers plan for nursery seedling prod

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Accepting Nominations for the 2022 Regional Longleaf Awards

May 6, 2022

Who inspires you in the longleaf community? The Regional Longleaf Awards Program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to longleaf restoration and conservation across the southeastern U.S. Awardees will be recognized at the 14th Biennial Longleaf Conference in Wilmington, NC on October 26, 2022. More information on the awards and conference can be

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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 a degree in Forestry, his career spans across longleaf ecosystems in Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida, the pine barrens of the Northeast, the prairies of the Midwest, the deserts of the Southwe

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Rekindling Our Connections at the 14th Biennial Longleaf Conference

April 11, 2022

The Longleaf Alliance is excited to host the 14th Biennial Longleaf Conference on October 25-28, 2022, in Wilmington, North Carolina! The Biennial Longleaf Conference moves throughout the longleaf range to accommodate the nine-state geography of longleaf enthusiasts. For 2022, North Carolina is the perfect host state as it is the "land of the longleaf pine." We are eager to gather in-person on

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Kelly Peterson Receives Inaugural Owen Fellowship

April 1, 2022

Congratulations to Kelly Peterson, Ph.D. Student in Ecology at the University of Georgia! Kelly Peterson is the inaugural recipient of The Owen Fellowship of The Longleaf Alliance. In addition to a $15,000 stipend to support Kelly's research on longleaf genetics, the 2022-2024 Fellowship also includes participation in the 14th Biennial Longleaf Conference, formal presentation at the 15th Bienni

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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. 🔥🌲🔥 Along the way,  you'll meet Burner Bob®

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