Tags: Diminished Species

No. 136 Ten-Year Performance of Eight Longleaf Pine Provenances in Virginia

November 3, 2020 - Report provides 10-year results from a study comparing the survival and growth of longleaf pine seedlings from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina (two sources), South Carolina, and Virginia. Primarily due to earlier growth initiation and better survival, the Virginia source produced significantly more volume per acre and ranked higher in fitness score than the other provenances.

Preserving Longleaf Pine in Virginia – Restoring Our Native Species

November 3, 2020 - Forestry topic information sheet encourages the preservation of the native species longleaf pine, including the history of longleaf, why preserve longleaf, VDOF’s longleaf research, native Virginia longleaf, and cost-share programs available. Printed copies available.

From the Brink! The Effort to Restore Virginia’s Native Longleaf Pine – 2014 Status Report

November 3, 2020 - Report provides a brief history of longleaf pine in Virginia, the original range of longleaf pine, longleaf and fire, the search for native longleaf pine, the case for conserving and restoring Virginia’s longleaf pine, the importance of Northern-source seedlings for longleaf pine restoration, seed collection and seedling production, orchard development, where we are restoring longleaf pine, special programs available to promote the restoration effort, and future goals and challenges. Printed... Read More