forestry

Restoring Longleaf Pine on Agricultural Land Benefits Wildlife

Restoring longleaf pine savannas of the southeastern United States benefits some of the world’s most diverse plant communities and wildlife species. When forests are managed with the traditionally open canopy … Read more

Camp Beneath the Southern Pines

There are things in this life of which I’m certain: I love summer, I love to camp, and I love living in and exploring the southeast. However, the combination of … Read more

Not All Forest Fires Are Created Equal

The public nowadays has a negative perception and misunderstanding of forest fires, believing that fires should be kept out of every type of forest. Many of us can recall Smoky the Bear’s … Read more

Alabama Wildlife and National Wildlife Federation Hold First Fire Workshop

On May 1st, over twenty landowners and professionals attended Alabama Wildlife Federation’s workshop and field day in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation, Prescribed Fire as a Wildlife Management Tool … Read more

Monarch being released after emerging. Photo by Avelino Maestas.

High Stakes in Declining Monarch Butterfly Populations

As a child, I loved to spend my time chasing the majestic monarch butterflies as they danced around the woods and garden on my parents’ small farm in rural Georgia. Now … Read more

Longleaf Pine Restoration Included in New Era of Conservation

USDA made an announcement last week that will help NWF’s work on longleaf pine restoration in the southeast. Farm Bill funds will provide support to partners exploring the economics and … Read more

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