The America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative (ALRI) is a collaborative effort of multiple public and private sector partners that actively supports range-wide efforts to restore and conserve longleaf pine ecosystems. The vision of the partners involved in the ALRI is to have functional, viable longleaf pine ecosystems with the full spectrum of ecological, economic and social values inspired through the voluntary involvement of motivated organizations and individuals.
Longleaf Planting Densities
Planting densities for longleaf have been the subject of many conversations among foresters, wildlife biologists and landowners for several years. To address the situation, the Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC) developed a White Paper on Longleaf Pine Planting Density (2013) and Fact Sheet, providing landowners a discussion of the potential benefits and drawbacks of a range of planting densities.
Study Documents Economic Benefits of Longleaf Restoration
Not only is longleaf being successfully restored on the Osceola National Forest, the restoration efforts are generating significant positive returns for the broader economy according to a recent study.
Achieving and Documenting Restoration Success: What’s Next?
Somewhere down the road, when the history of longleaf restoration is written, the year 2012 will almost certainly be seen as a significant milestone.
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Thanks to efforts by Clay Ware, Longleaf Pine Recovery Coordinator for USFWS, the "well-oiled restoration machine" known as America's Longleaf has been profiled in Fish & Wildlife News, a national publication that reaches thousands of natural resource professionals.