Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF)

We are a science-based non-profit dedicated to counteracting the decline of whitebark pine and enhancing knowledge about the value of its ecosystems.


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Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation
PO Box 17943
Missoula, Montana 59808

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Contribute Clark’s Nutcracker Nests and Juvenile Sightings

Taza Schaming of The Nutcracker Ecosystem Project seeks help in locating Clark’s nutcracker nests and observing...

April 23, 2023
Q&A with Aaron Wells: The Whitebark Pine Project

For Citizen Science Month, we’d like to introduce you to Aaron Wells, professional botanizer who runs...

April 23, 2023
Student Spotlight: 2022–2023 Webinar Series Team

For Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week, we reached out to each of the WPEF Webinar Series team...

April 2, 2023
Five-Needle Pines Along the Pacific Crest Trail Webinar

Join us for a webinar on April 6 at 6 p.m. PDT to launch the "Five-Needle...

March 23, 2023
Whitefish Mountain Resort recertified as Whitebark Pine Friendly Ski Area

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation has recertified Whitefish Mountain Resort as a Whitebark Pine Friendly Ski...

March 13, 2023
John Van Gundy, Citizen Scientist & Philanthropist

John Van Gundy sponsors a WPEF student research grant focused on whitebark pine dynamics under climate...

January 19, 2023
Save The Whitebark Pine

Join the "Save the Whitebark Pine" campaign to spread awareness about the need to restore this...

January 6, 2023
Breaking News: Whitebark Pine Listed as Threatened in U.S.

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service issued a final rule to list whitebark pine as a...

December 14, 2022
The Clark’s Nutcracker Suite

Clark's nutcracker is key to whitebark pine restoration efforts, but the bird’s own adaptability when faced...

December 12, 2022
2022 Holiday Gift Guide

This year's Holiday Gift Guide features a collection of individuals and organizations who have supported the...

December 5, 2022
FHP Gene Conservation, Resistance and Restoration Funding (FY2023)

The U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Health Protection program has announced a new funding opportunity for its...

December 3, 2022
2023 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grants

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation is accepting proposals for two whitebark pine student research grants due...

December 3, 2022