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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A Tribute to Steve Arno, Pioneering Forester and Friend

Another brilliant light in the fields of fire and whitebark pine ecology has dimmed. Steve Arno,...

August 23, 2022
High-Elevation, Five-Needle White Pines: Science and Management Webinar Series (2022–2023)

The "High-Elevation, Five-Needle White Pines: Science and Management Webinar Series" occurs the third Tuesday of each...

August 20, 2022
2022 Annual Conference Silent Auction: Bid, Donate and Support Student Research

Bid, donate and support student research during the silent auction at the 2022 Whitebark Pine Science...

July 20, 2022
Student Spotlight: Franklin Alongi

In the latest student spotlight, we feature Montana State University graduate student Franklin Alongi who is...

June 21, 2022
Q&A with Quinn Lowrey, High-Five Pine Photographer and Artist

Meet photographer and artist Quinn Lowrey who has contributed countless images for use in promoting the...

June 15, 2022
H5II Conference Proceedings Now Available

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation is excited to announce the publication of the "Research and Management...

May 31, 2022
Student Spotlight: WPEF Webinar Series Team

In this student spotlight, we feature more information about the WPEF Webinar Series team members who...

May 19, 2022
Community Science- Help Locate Clark’s Nutcracker Nests

A Note from Clark's nutcracker Research Scientist Dr. Taza Schaming:   I'm seeking help in locating Clark’s nutcracker...

March 17, 2022
Connie Alfieri Memorial

Connie Sue Wilson Alfieri, a long time Forest Service seasonal employee passed away recently. Connie worked...

March 7, 2022
Bonsai in the Wild

By Josh Porter and Ryan Neil...

December 17, 2021
2022 RFPs for TWO Whitebark Pine Student Research Grants

2022 Request for Proposals for TWO Whitebark Pine Student Research Grants The mission of the Whitebark Pine...

December 16, 2021
Webinar Series

Please join us for a monthly webinar series hosted by the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, entitled “High-elevation...

December 9, 2021