Whitebark Pine in the Media

2018 — NPS Inventory and Monitoring, You Tube video. High Elevation Forest Monitoring in the Sierra Nevada

June 2, 2017 —Why the Endangered Species Act Can’t Save Whitebark Pines. High Country News, by Maya L. Kapoor

May 12, 2017 — Can Grizzlies Survive Global Warming. Summit County Citizens Voice, by Bob Berwyn

Winter/Spring 2017 — A horticultural sleight of hand. Your National Forests, the magazine of the National Forest Foundation, page 26-28. By Wes Swaffar

November 30, 2016 — Lake Louise ski resort  pleads not guilty on tree charges, The Calgary Herald.

November 15, 2016 — bioGraphic has created a beautifully in-depth story of whitebark pine restoration featuring some of our favorite researchers, managers, and board members! The Seed Savers

October 17, 2016 — The Rocky Mountain Research Station describes new research on Great Basin bristlecone pine resistance to mountain pine beetle attacks. World’s oldest tree species resistant to mountain pine beetle (see link to Bentz et. al publication below)

September 28, 2016 — Citizen scientists collect Clark’s nutcracker occupancy data in the backcountry.  Citizen Science Takes Flight in the Backcountry By Anya Tyson

September 19, 2016 — Learn about the National Forest Foundation’s whitebark reforestation efforts. Whitebark pine: Restoring an imperiled species. by Wes Swaffar

September 12, 2016 — The Missoulian highlights the threats to whitebark prior to the Whitefish WPEF annual meeting. Imperiled tree, and the bird that plants it, at the heart of Whitefish event. by Vince Devlin

August 22, 2016 — Montana Public Radio features whitebark pine on this episode of Field Notes. The Bonsai Opportunists Of Timberline: Krummholz. by Deborah Richie

July 20, 2016 — Montana Public Radio describes whitebark conservation and restoration efforts at Whitefish Mountain Resort. Whitefish Mountain Seeds May Hold The Key To Whitebark Pine Survival. By Nicky Ouelette

July 20, 2016 — Daily Interlake features story on restoration efforts in the Whitefish, Mont., region. Resort, agency combine for pine project

September 17, 2015 — Jefferson public Radio features interview with our director Diana Tomback, Kristen Chadwick, and Jennifer Beck, who explain the importance of whitebark pine.   Listen HERE

June 1, 2015 — Missoulian features story about planting whitebark pine seedlings in the Bitterroot National Forest: Bitterroot Forest crew plants 9,000 whitebark pines in preservation effort

March 19, 2015 — Mother Jones magazine features a new story titled: “Bark Beetles Are Decimating Our Forests. That Might Actually Be a Good Thing— They gobble up trees and send politicians into a frenzy. But do the bugs know more about climate change than we do?”  By Maddie Oatman