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Attention Graduate Students: Excellent funding opportunity

Deadline for the 2014 Pine Student Research Grant EXTENDED We know you’re out there … students working on whitebark pine … so why didn’t...
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Restoration Redux Database soon to go LIVE – Stay Tuned….

HIGH FIVE RESTORATION REDUX A partnership to promote a better understanding of high elevation five-needle pine ecosystems in western North America and their restoration....
Whitebark Forever 2015

Whitebark Pine Forever 2015

Restoration Fund Campaign  —- $100,000 goal Join the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation today in restoring whitebark pine across the West. The monies raised will...

Help Update Range Maps for Whitebark and Limber Pine

New Range Maps for Whitebark and Limber Pine Cyndi Smith (Scientist Emeritus) and Adam Collingwood (GIS Specialist) — Parks Canada, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta...

2015 Board Elections: Seeking nominations…

Nominations for 2015 Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Board Elections Our bylaws dictate that elections are to be held every year for various positions –...
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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...
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2013 Science & Management Workshop Presentations now available…

Barker Lake Tree Thinning – A Brennick Can Restoration Work-D Rein Change in Blister Rust Infection Over Time-B Shepherd Distribution Models Under Future Possible...

12 month finding on Petition to List Pinus albicaulis as Endangered or Threatened with Critical Habitat

  In June of 2011, the US Fish & Wildlife Service “determined the whitebark pine warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), but...
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American Forests launches campaign to restore high-elevation white pines

American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the country, launched a campaign to restore high-elevation five-needle white pines. Learn more about the...
Range-wide restoration strategy

Range-wide Restoration Strategy

 The US Forest Service released a range-wide restoration strategy for whitebark pine in June 2012.   Click here to read the full document.


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… collaboration with Organizations, Government Institutions, Individual Communities, and YOU!


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