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 Range-wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine (2025-2040) represents the effort to frame conservation activities across the entire range of longleaf pine forests in a way that supports, improves and accelerates the cumulative success and effectiveness of longleaf conservation. This is the second iteration of the Conservation Plan developed to guide continued efforts to reach the goal of eight million acres of longleaf pine forest in the Southeast.
The America’s Longleaf 2022 Range-wide Accomplishment Report celebrates 2.22 million acres of longleaf management activities across the nine-state historic range. This report includes detailed acreage results of longleaf restoration on private and public lands and specific stories showcasing examples of the many individuals, agencies, and projects that collectively contribute to the success of ALRI.
America's Longleaf Restoration Initiative is excited to share a new and improved fact sheet! The new fact sheet highlights the partnership’s achievements through 2022 and provides the latest information about the restoration work that’s being accomplished together.
The 2024 NFWF Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund RFP is now open. The LLSF is a public-private partnership that expands, enhances, and accelerates longleaf pine ecosystem restoration across the historical longleaf range throughout the southeastern U.S. Approximately $30 million in grant funding is available for on-the-ground projects that help accelerate longleaf pine restoration on private and public lands to support wildlife, sequester carbon, safeguard water quality, and increase forest resilience. Proposals are due by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 15, 2024.
America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative celebrates initial fifteen years of conservation success and announces signing of a memorandum of understanding to renew partnership efforts to restore longleaf pine forests across the South for another fifteen years.
America’s Longleaf debuts the second iteration of the Range-wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine for 2025-2040! With updated strategies and objectives, this revised Conservation Plan will guide our efforts in longleaf restoration for the next 15 years.