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Alliance director stresses importance of longleaf pines

| Staff Reporters

It’s hard to imagine today, but just over 100 years ago the coastal plains of America from Virginia to eastern Texas were covered by about 92 million acres of longleaf pines.

Fortunately, we have folks like Vernon Compton who care about preserving and restoring the 1.3 million acres left in northwest Florida and South Alabama.

 

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