April 2014 WPEF Calendar

Show us your Whitebark: 2015 Photo Contest!

Are you ready for the third annual WPEF Calendar Photo Contest? We are looking for your best pictures of whitebark pine to create the...
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Pint Night for Whitebark Pine @ Kettlehouse in Missoula April 23

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Community UNite Northside KettleHouse 5pm-8pm ! Support the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation’s efforts to conserve and restore whitebark pine ecosystems....

2014 WPEF Board Elections: Check out your nominees…

Watch for your election ballot in the mail and return by April 4th CANDIDATE BIOGRAPHIES Vick Applegate, Liz Davy, Edie Doolie, and Cyndi Smith...
Calendar 2014

2014 Calendars Now Available

The 2014 Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation Calendar is now available! This beautiful calendar, featuring gorgeous photographs from WPEF members and Board Members, includes images...
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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…..in collaboration with Organizations, Government Institutions, Individual Communities, and YOU!


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