Longleaf pine forests once stretched across the South from Virginia to Florida to Texas. Today, less than five percent remains of the once 90-million acre system. Biologist Cheryl Millett reveals why this species-rich habitat declined and how the Conservancy’s investment in reviving these piney woods will payoff in wildlife, clean water, profitable timber, resilient woods and cultural heritage.
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