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Longleaf Seedling Planting


Your class might consider raising longleaf pine tree seedlings in your classroom and then planting them either as part of a forest restoration effort in a nearby longleaf forest, or as part of a small demonstration forest in your community.

Factors to Consider:

  • Growing conditions
  • Access to seedlings
  • Timing & proximity for planting

Helpful Resources

Restoring and Managing Longleaf Pine Ecosystems

Read the tips from the US Forest Service Southern Research Station on raising and planting longleaf pine seedlings.

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Supporting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG’s) are a list of projects and actions that all countries can take on to improve their economies and reduce poverty while also protecting the planet. If you choose this project for your Quest, you are helping pursue the goals listed below:


Supporting Drawdown Solutions

Drawdown Solutions are a list of actions and technologies that draw down carbon from the atmosphere and benefit people and communities at the same time. By choosing this project for your Quest, you will be helping decrease carbon in our atmosphere in the following ways: