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

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