The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the allocation of $18 million in conservation grants from the Longleaf Landscape Stewardship Fund (LLSF) to rebuild longleaf pine forests across the Southern U.S. The Orton Foundation, the North Carolina affiliate of the Moore Charitable Foundation, is proud to aid, through its donations, in America’s Longleaf Restoration Initiative’s (ALRI) efforts to restore a vital and uniquely diverse ecosystem.

“The 28 projects announced today reflect years of hard work by organizations dedicated to the voluntary restoration of the longleaf ecosystem and represent a banner year for longleaf pine conservation that will advance innovative approaches to expand and improve longleaf pine forests and surrounding habitat,” said Jeff Trandahl, executive director and CEO of NFWF. 

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