2019 Student Grant RFP

Request for Proposals for the 2019 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grant The mission (*1) of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) is to “promote...

Recent Whitebark News – Groundbreaking New Genetic Research

Breakthrough Genetic Research could have Implications for Whitebark Pine Conservation! Development of nuclear microsatellite loci for Pinus albicaulis Engelm. (Pinaceae), a conifer of conservation...

IRA Required Minimum Distribution

How You Can Contribute to the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation through your IRA Required Minimum Distribution: Those over 70 and 1/2, and who may...

Millie Fire WBP Direct Seeding – 2017

Featured Project- funded in part by 2017 WPEF Whitebark Pine Forever funds   Objectives: The primary objective of this project was to restore remote,...

National Whitebark Pine Restoration Plan

NWPRP Designate Core Areas Data Call 2A  Data Call 1 National Whitebark Pine Spatial Data Archive Progress NWPRP Presentation Tomback Sept, 2018   Background...

Climate Change and Whitebark Pine

Are Survivors Different? Genetic-Based Selection of Trees by Mountain Pine Beetle During a Climate Change-Driven Outbreak in a High-Elevation Pine Forest. Diana L. Six, Clare...

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...

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...


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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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