Virginia Forests, a publication of the Virginia Forestry Association, released a summer issue featuring fire in Virginia.Continue Reading
A new publication from the University of Georgia provides an overview of how fire behaves in forest stands and discusses techniques for preparing for and implementing prescribed burns in long-unburned stands.
The publication is intended for landowners who own or manage natural or artificially regenerated pine stands who may have multiple management objectives where burning could be incorporated into management to meet those objectives, including managing for wildlife habitat, fuel reduction, aesthetics, etc.Continue Reading
America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative’s Longleaf Partnership Council has released a new communications fact sheet, Blowing in the Wind: Advantages of Longleaf Pine in Wind Storms. This publication demonstrates the benefits of longleaf pine during windstorms such as hurricanes and tornadoes.
This windstorm fact sheet is the second in a series of communications documents that was requested by the LPC in Fall 2017 to demonstrate how longleaf pine can outperform other pine species during natural disasters. The first communications document, Longleaf Resiliency: Insects and Pests, was released in 2019.Continue Reading