Cogongrass Mitigation Program – Alabama

March 4, 2022

Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) is labeled as one of the ten WORST weeds in the world. First introduced into the United States in the early 1900s at the port in Mobile, Alabama, cogongrass continues to spread extensively causing persistent infestations in the Southeast. This invasive grass can invade ecosystems like our favorite longleaf pine and cost landowners massive amounts of money. Land

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Savannah River Watershed Priority Planning

March 1, 2022

The Savannah River Clean Water Fund (SRCWF) is a partnership focused on protecting the water supply for the communities and businesses along the Savannah River in Georgia and South Carolina through forest conservation and restoration. The overall goal of the Savannah River Clean Water Fund is to retain 60% of the forest cover in the watershed. The Savannah River Clean Water Fund works closely

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TLA Applauds the Newly Designated Northwest Florida Sentinel Landscape

February 21, 2022

The Sentinel Landscape Partnership, comprised of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Interior, recently designated three new Sentinel Landscapes. The selected landscapes play a crucial role in strengthening the nation's military readiness while addressing natural resources concerns like climate change. One of those selected was the Northwest

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We ❤ Our Members

February 14, 2022

On behalf of TLA Staff and Board of Directors, a sincere thank you to members, conservation partners, and followers across the range and beyond who continue to demonstrate unwavering support and trust in our efforts to conserve and restore the longleaf pine ecosystem. We accomplish meaningful and impactful work, which we love, thanks to you! Celebrate with us! Follow our Facebook and Inst

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Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

January 31, 2022

Taxes are on everyone's mind this time of year, but successful tax planning is a year-round effort. For private forest landowners, financial considerations sustain ownership, fund land management activities, and provide investment returns. To achieve the best outcome, good record keeping and planning is essential. These helpful resources will increase your understanding of forestry tax provisio

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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 landowners to work together on a landscape scale to push out this noxious invasive species. HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN CONSERVATION? For years I was an electrician, then many years in retail sales. It was duri

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Getting Started with Prescribed Fire on Private Land

January 5, 2022

Are you ready to join the fire "family" in the Southeast? Even if you are familiar with the many benefits of prescribed burning, you likely have many questions about how to get started. Hear from Georgia tree farmers and prescribed burners as they share their personal experiences burning their land in our new video. Susan French with The Longleaf Alliance also shares many important resource

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Land Trusts & Longleaf

January 1, 2022

Safeguarding and Restoring Longleaf for the Future Private, not-for-profit land and environmental conservation organizations, known as land trusts or conservancies, are actively involved in longleaf pine habitat protection and restorative management activities across the species' entire range. In combination, land trusts hold hundreds of permanent conservation easements on private propertie

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Making Connections for Forestry & Wildlife – Landowner Expo in Georgia

December 15, 2021

The Georgia Sentinel Landscape Forestry & Wildlife Landowner Expo was hosted by The Longleaf Alliance and partners on December 1st at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Georgia. The Expo boasted experts from a dozen natural resource organizations who discussed sources of professional assistance, financial incentives, and other programs available to help landowners best manage

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Looking for Longleaf Seedlings?

December 6, 2021

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! That's why The Longleaf Alliance is trying a new longleaf seedling connection strategy using social medi

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