Alabama to receive federal grant to restore longleaf pine forests | al.com

Alabama to receive federal grant to restore longleaf pine forests | al.com: BIRMINGHAM, Alabama --- Alabama will receive an $874,327 federal grant to restore longleaf pine forests on public and private land, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.
Once the dominant tree species from the Coastal Plain to the edges of the Appalachians, longleafs were treasured for their tough, rot-resistant timber and were nearly logged out of existence
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