15, 2014 – COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Forest Service (TFS), on
behalf of the Texas Longleaf Pine Implementation Team, announced today that
funding is now available to private landowners to conserve and increase the
total acreage of longleaf pine within Texas.
funding, provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and
International Paper (NYSE: IP), through the Forestland Stewards Initiative, a
partnership of NFWF and International Paper, was granted to conserve and
restore southern forestlands representing some of America’s most iconic natural
Texas Longleaf Pine Implementation Team, including TFS and partner
organizations, will restore and enhance approximately 5,000 acres of existing
longleaf along the Central to Southeast Texas corridor. The project aims to
educate private landowners on longleaf ecology and related resources and
provide targeted technical assistance to engage landowners in available
longleaf stewardship programs.
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