Growing Trees, Growing Species

Growing Trees, Growing Species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region recently published an interview with two tree farmers who are champions for the longleaf pine ecosystem.  Read this inspiring story about landowners Reese Thompson and Salem Saloom, and learn about their passion for longleaf, land stewardship, and personal legacy.  Click here.

Photo caption: Georgia tree farmer Reese Thompson is in the forefront of a growing longleaf pine industry. “A lot of these trees,” he says, “will outlive me.” Photo by Mark Davis, USFWS.