- A research station established to better understand the ecology of the longleaf pine ecosystem
- The premier quail research program in the south
- The home of fire ecology research
- Wildland Fire Science, home of the Prescribed Fire Science Consortium
- The Stoddard Bird Lab, which conducts research on the declining animals of the longleaf pine ecosystem
- A nationally accredited conservation land trust that protects the Red Hills region and beyond
- An information resource for land management
- The owner of the historic Dixie Plantation
The Red Hills Region is a 300,000-acre area located between Thomasville, Georgia and Tallahassee, Florida. Known for its rolling hills and red clay soils, the region is rich in biological diversity, historic resources, and scenic beauty. Often called the land between two rivers, the Red Hills Region is nestled between the scenic Ochlockonee and Aucilla Rivers. The region serves as a lifeline between coastal and northern wildlands. Natural, historical, and cultural wonders abound throughout the Red Hills.
Sound of Fire
Have you ever wondered what makes all of the different kinds of popping, hissing, and whirring on a fire? Tall Timbers is supporting research by USDA Forest Service scientist, Dr. Kara Yedinak to understand the sound of fire. https://youtu.be/alKjARvoEA8
Dr. Yedinak is deploying a variety of instruments to document the frequencies within and well-beyond audible ranges, and she is working to relate them to the combustion characteristics of the fire and fuels that produce them. The applications of this research range from remote characterization of large fire behavior using infrasound to finer-scale quantification of fire effects measured through sound.
Join us for the
Tall Timbers’ 22nd Annual
Kate Ireland Memorial Dinner & Auction
Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Glen Arven Country Club | Thomasville, GA
Tall Timbers is proud to celebrate the year’s honoree, Gene Phipps and the Phipps family’s legacy.
The Squeak Returns
to South Florida
The Brown-headed Nuthatch is nesting on Jonathan Dickinson State Park (JDSP) for the first time in over 60 years.
Before the park was established, the squeaky-voiced nuthatch was eliminated by extensive logging in the 1940s. An effort to bring this curious songbird back to the park launched last summer when staff with Tall Timbers Research Station captured ten juveniles at St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park and transported and released them at JDSP. https://youtu.be/cA82v66Nes0