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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Virtual Auction

The WPEF Virtual Annual Whitebark Pine Science and Management Conference is coming up on September 16,...

August 29, 2020
Melissa Jenkins, WPEF BOD Secretary, Retires from the USFS

In a true testament to the mark Melissa Jenkins has left on the world of whitebark...

July 31, 2020
WPEF Virtual Annual Conference, September 16, 2020

In keeping with WPEF tradition, we have decided to hold our annual Science and Management Meeting...

June 17, 2020
Spring Edition of Nutcracker Notes is available to members!

The Spring 2020 edition of Nutcracker Notes is now available to WPEF members, and it's a ...

June 17, 2020
H5II Conference Rescheduled for 2021

The 2020 H5II Conference was been rescheduled for 2021 due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19...

June 16, 2020
Postponed-H5II Conference Early Registration Opening Soon!

Love whitebark pine, bristlecone pine, the steep mountaintops of the Rockies and Sierras? Then this is...

January 29, 2020
Way Back Whitebark – 1994

Prescribed Fire and Silvicultural Treatments in Declining Whitebark Pine Stands In and Around Snow Bowl Ski...

December 20, 2019
Way Back Whitebark-March 1994

Pruning Whitebark Pine to Reduce Blister Rust May Not Be Recommended By Cathy Stewart and John Schwandt This...

November 27, 2019
Seedling Request

Dr. Danielle Ulrich is a new faculty member and plant physiological ecologist in the Ecology department...

November 26, 2019
Sorcerer Lodge certified as first Canadian Whitebark Pine Friendly Ski Area

Sorcerer Lodge, near Golden, British Columbia, was certified as the first Canadian Whitebark Pine Friendly Ski...

November 22, 2019
2019 Conference: Pablo, MT, September 13-14, 2019

The Far View from the Mountaintops: Meshing Past and Present Whitebark Pine Science, Management, & Cultural...

November 22, 2019
Way Back Whitebark- November 1993

Aerial Surveys of Whitebark Pine: Possible Tool for Broad Scale Landscape Analysis by Beth Hodder This article appeared...

October 30, 2019