Recent Scientific Publications
Six, DL, Vergobbi, C, & Cutter, M. 2018. Are Survivors Different? Genetic-Based Selection of Trees by Mountain Pine Beetle During a Climate Change-Driven Outbreak in a High-Elevation Pine Forest. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00993
Tomback, DF, & Pansing, ER 2018. Effects of climate change and climate-altered fire regimes on whitebark pine populations. GRIN Final Report.
Murray, MP, Siderius, J. 2018. Historic Frequency and Severity of Fire in Whitebark Pine Forests of the Cascade Mountain Range, USA. Forests 9(2): 78.
Keane, RE, Holsinger, LM, Mahalovich, MF, Tomback, DF. 2017. Restoring Whitebark Pine in the Face of Climate Change. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-361. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 123 p.
Hopkins JB, III, Ferguson JM, Tyers DB, Kurle CM. 2017. Selecting the best stable isotope mixing model to estimate grizzly bear diets in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0174903. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0174903
Miller, S. 2017. Preempting the Pathogen: Blister Rust and Proactive Management of High-Elevation Pines. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Science You Can Use Bulletin. March/April 2017, Issue 24.
Landguth EL, Holden ZA, Mahalovich MF and Cushman SA, 2017. Using Landscape Genetics Simulations for Planting Blister Rust Resistant Whitebark Pine in the US Northern Rocky Mountains. Front. Genet. 8:9. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2017.00009
Wong, C. & Daniels, L.D. 2016. Novel forest decline triggered by multiple interactions among climate, and introduced pathogen and bark beetles, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13554
Jules, E.S.; Jackson, J.I.; van Mantgem, P.J.; Beck, J.S.; Murray, M.P.; Sahara, E.A. 2016. The relative contributions on disease and insects in the decline of a long-lived tree: a stochastic demographic model of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis), Forest Ecology and Management, 381, 144-156.
Bentz, Barbara J.; Hood, Sharon M.; Hansen, E. Matthew; Vandygriff, James C.; Mock, Karen E. 2016. Defense traits in the long-lived Great Basin bristlecone pine and resistance to the native herbivore mountain pine beetle. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.14191.
Buotte, Polly C.; Hicke, Jeffrey A.; Haiganoush, K. Preisler; Abatzoglou, John T.; Raffa, Kenneth F.; Logan, Jesse A. Climate Influences on whitebark pine mortality from mountain pine beetle in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Ecological Applications. buotte_ea_2016
Buotte, P.; Hicke, J.; Treisler, H.; Raffa, K.; Abatzolgou, J.; Logan, J. 2016. Climate and Mountain Pine Beetles in Whitebark Pine Forests across the Western US. Project Description.
Pigott, D.; Moody, R.; Clason, A. 2015. Promoting whitebark pine recovery in British Columbia. Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern British Columbia & MInistry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations.
Leirfallam, S.B.; Keane, R.; Tomback, D.F.; Dobrowski, S. 2015. The effects of seed source health on whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) regeneration density after wildfire. Canadian Journal of Forest Restoration, 45, xx-xx.