The Longleaf Partnership Council (LPC) has released a new communications fact sheet, Longleaf Pine: A Tall Drink of Water. This informational product showcases how protecting and restoring longleaf pine forests can help keep help keep drinking water safe, reliable, and affordable. The fact sheet also highlights how good stewardship can contribute to drinking water and the benefits for water utilities of investing in longleaf restoration.
The longleaf and drinking water fact sheet is the fourth in a series of communications documents that demonstrates how longleaf pine can provide certain advantages to landowners. The previous fact sheets featured longleaf pine’s resilience to insects and diseases, advantages during natural disasters, and unique tolerance to fire: