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Past, present, and future climate change and forest dynamics in a high-elevation whitebark pine ecosystem in Wyoming

BLM publishes restoration strategy for Whitebark Pine

In August 2016, the Bureau of Land Manangement published a technical paper on the Conservation and Management of Whitebark Pine Ecosystems on BLM Lands in the...


          Excerpt from Nutcracker Notes – Spring 2016, Issue 30: Whitebark Pine Friendly Ski Area Certification Program to Launch at...

NUTCRACKER NOTES Issue 30 available now

Member only access:  Be sure to read Edie Dooley’s profile of our new Ski Area Certification program.
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WPEF Recent Accomplishments

What Has the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Accomplished? The following items highlight the ongoing work of the WPEF, and some of the major projects...
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LIVE: Restoring Whitebark Pine – One Project at a Time

A partnership between the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) and US Forest Service Forest Health Protection (FHP) to provide information on completed or on-going...
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Climate Change and Whitebark Pine: A compelling reason for restoration

NEW PAPER by Robert Keane, et al:  Climate Change and Whitebark Pine: Compelling reasons for restoration There is confusion in the research and management...


Who we are

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation is a 501(c)3 science-based non-profit devoted to the preservation of whitebark pine and other western high elevation five-needle white pine ecosystems. We aim to prevent and reverse the decline of these ecosystems through:  Education, Research & Development, and Restoration & Management…..in collaboration with Organizations, Government Institutions, Individual Communities, and YOU!

Why Whitebark Pine Matters

Whitebark Pine Restoration Website

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Check out our sister organization in Canada:

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