Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund Updated:06/2023

The Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund is a landmark public-private partnership supported with federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Partnership, One Tree Planted, Southern Company,  American Forest Foundation, the Arbor Day Foundation, Altria Group and The Orton Foundation, an affiliate of The Moore Charitable Foundation, founded by Louis Bacon.

Funding priorities for this program include:

  • ?Restoring the longleaf pine ecosystem through collaborative and result-oriented actions that help advance the goals of the Range-Wide Conservation Plan for Longleaf Pine;
  • Maintaining, enhancing and expanding productive understory habitat of the longleaf pine ecosystem;
  • Aiding federal agencies in achieving their mission-oriented objectives;
  • Supporting the recovery of iconic species through habitat enhancements;Strengthening the capacity of local organizations to establish, advance or lead local longleaf pine ecosystem restoration efforts; and
  • Expanding the number of landowners engaged in longleaf pine restoration and maintenance on private lands, and supporting working forests by demonstrating their environmental and socioeconomic benefits.

The Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund builds on the success of the Longleaf Legacy Program, a partnership between Southern Company and NFWF since 2004, which has invested more than $8.7 million into projects that will restore more than 87,000 acres of longleaf pine forest and the native species that rely on it.?

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Contact Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
1133 Fifteenth St. N.W.
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20005
Phone: 202-857-0166

Service Area

Statewide Program in:
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Virginia