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.
The 2018 Range-wide Accomplishment Report celebrates the progress made in longleaf restoration over the past year and the past decade. Click here to read about how this year’s Report showcases ALRI's impacts in longleaf restoration from 2010-2018 and the values provided to the American people and the landscape.
This “blueprint” for the next three years details where priorities should be placed and identifies the associated actions needed at various scales to advance the longer-term goal of restoring eight million acres over a 15 year horizon.
2017 proved to be yet another year of impressive accomplishments for the America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative! Find out how our partners' efforts to bring back healthy longleaf pine forests across the Southeast are paying off!
The biannual Longleaf Partnership Council Meeting was held on October 30, 2019, in Hilton Head, SC, to discuss the business of the LPC as well as promote broader understanding, coordination, and participation in ongoing activities in support of longleaf pine restoration to reach the eight million acre goal called for in The Range-wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine.
NFWF recently released the 2020 Request for Proposals for the Longleaf Stewardship Fund, inviting all interested to submit applications for project grants that restore, enhance, and maintain the longleaf pine ecosystem on private and public lands. Additional funding this year is also available to support bottomland hardwood restoration and enhancement in focal areas of Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina. An informational webinar will be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 2:00pm Eastern and all proposals are due by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 6, 2020.