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 20

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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 Sentine

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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 spreading the word about longleaf pine

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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 l

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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 our core function of delivering science-based technical assistanc

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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 conference's long-s

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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 will support conservation work

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2020 Regional Longleaf Award Recipients Announced

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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 Biennial Longleaf Conference, hosted by The Longleaf Alliance, is a regional conference focused on th

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Advantages of Longleaf Pine in Wind Storms

June 12, 2020

The Longleaf Alliance collaborated with Clemson University and partners from the Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC) on a new factsheet, Blowing in the Wind: Advantages of Longleaf Pine in Wind Storms to communicate the benefits of longleaf pine during windstorms such as hurricanes and tornadoes. This windstorm factsheet is the second in a series from the LPC to communicate how longleaf pine can o

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