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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2023 WPEF Annual Member Meeting

Join us for the 2023 WPEF Annual Member Meeting being held virtually on Monday, Dec. 4,...

November 21, 2023
FHP Whitebark Pine Restoration Funding (FY2024)

The U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Health Protection (FHP) is now accepting project proposals for its Whitebark...

November 1, 2023
High-Elevation, Five-Needle White Pines: Science and Management Webinar Series (2023–2024)

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

October 9, 2023
The Bird & the Tree: An Evening for Whitebark Pine

On September 28th, 2023, leaders from land management agencies, non-profits, tribal nations, and the public gathered...

October 6, 2023
Five-Needle Pines Community Science Project: Mid-Season Update

Photo credit: Christian Schwarz In collaboration with the Pacific Crest Trail Association and the California Native Plant...

August 22, 2023
Restoration in Action: Little Bear Seed Orchard

The USFS Custer Gallatin recently gave a tour of the Little Bear seed orchard, situated just...

August 10, 2023
Student Spotlight: 2023 Research Grant Recipients

The mission of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) is to “promote the conservation of whitebark...

June 22, 2023
Pines and People: Human Impacts on Five-Needle Pines

Registration is now open for the 2023 Whitebark Pine Science & Management Conference to be held...

June 19, 2023
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