Banding Nestling_Photo Credit Taza Schaming

Clark’s nutcrackers need your help: Support groundbreaking nutcracker satellite transmitter study!

Since 2009, Taza Schaming, PhD student at Cornell University, has been studying Clark’s nutcrackers to provide forest managers with the information they need to...
Courtesy of Cliff Schwab

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...

Mourning the loss of our friend Bob Means

On behalf of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, we regret to report deeply sad news. Bob Means passed away May 26, 2015, due to a...

NUTCRACKER NOTES: Spring 2015 Issue 28 out now

Be sure to read the exciting story on a strange animal that eats whitebark pine nuts
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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...
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...
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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...
AF limber pine with Vimy Mtn

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...


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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