2018 Student Research Grant Awarded to Michael Howe

Since 2012 the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) has distributed $5000 in research grants to students conducting research and writing a thesis on whitebark...

National Whitebark Pine Restoration Plan

Data Call 1 National Whitebark Pine Spatial Data Archive The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation and American Forests are partnering with the US Forest Service...

Climate Change and Whitebark Pine: Evaluating Future Restoration Success

Evaluating future success of whitebark pine ecosystem restoration under climate change using simulation modeling -Robert E. Keane, Lisa M. Holsinger, Mary F. Mahalovich, Diana...

WPEF 2017 Accomplishments

  2017 ACCOMPLISHMENTS Restoration Projects Planted rust resistant whitebark pine seedlings in Glacier National Park Planted rust resistant whitebark pine seeds on the Custer-Gallatin...

Clark’s Nutcracker Citizen Science Project 2017

In 2017, the Clark’s Nutcracker Project engaged 289 total participants in data collection, including 236 students of five organizations (NOLS, Teton Science Schools, the...

2017 Restoration Projects Funded by WPEF

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation supports whitebark pine restoration across its native range. To respond to that part of our mission, we funded two...

Recent whitebark news

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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!



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Why Whitebark Pine Matters

Whitebark Pine Restoration Website

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Nutcracker Notes Archive



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