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The Natural Georgia Series: The Fire Forest

Longleaf Pine-Wiregrass Ecosystem

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Fire sweeps through a healthy longleaf pine forest at the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center. Photo by Richard T. Bryant. Email richard_t_bryant@mindspring.com

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Natural History: Longleaf Pine-Wiregrass Ecosystem

Creature Feature: Northern Bobwhite Quail

Conservationist: Leon Neel, the Fire Prophet

Cultural History: How Humans Shaped the Piney Woods Ecosystem

Issues: Saving the Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

Wildnotes: Plants & Animals of the Longleaf Pine-Grassland Ecosystem

Fieldtrip: Stalking the Wild Longleaf Pine Ecosystem

Essay: Conserving the Fabric

Sidebars

Physiographic Districts of Georgia (With Map)

Red-cockaded Woodpeckers: Prospects for Recovery

Robert Winship Woodruff: Outdoorsman and Conservationist

Herbert L. Stoddard Sr.: King of the Fire Forest

Tall Timbers Research Station: Rooted in Fire Ecology

The Longleaf Alliance Promotes Region-wide Longleaf Recovery

The Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center at Ichauway: Dedicated to Research, Education, and Conservation

Forest Beloved

The Nature Conservancy: Focusing on Protection and Restoration


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