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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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
2020 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grant RFP

Request for Proposals for the 2020 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grant The mission1 of the Whitebark Pine...

October 30, 2019
Successful annual WPEF Science and Management Meeting Held in Pablo, Montana

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) and the Salish Kootenai College (SKC) were the hosts...

September 30, 2019
Way Back Whitebark – March 1994

Effects of Blister Rust on Post-fire Regeneration of Whitebark Pine: Case History--the Sundance Burn   By Diana F....

September 30, 2019
Way Back Whitebark

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation was established as a nonprofit organization in 2001. However, some of...

April 26, 2019
Genetics of Five-needle Pines and Rusts of Forest Trees: An IUFRO joint conference

Conference: July 22-26, 2019 Extended field trip: July 26-29, 2019 [caption id="attachment_16630" align="alignnone" width="300"] Stalactiform Rust branch[/caption] IUFRO Sections...

March 8, 2019
2019 Student Grant RFP

Request for Proposals for the 2019 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grant The mission (*1) of the Whitebark...

November 15, 2018

Why We Are Concerned About the Future of Whitebark Pine Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is regarded as...

November 13, 2018

Fire is the keystone disturbance that shaped most whitebark pine landscapes, so treatments should be designed...

November 13, 2018
Fire Regimes

Whitebark pine fire regimes are quite variable in space and time, but in general, three types...

November 13, 2018

Whitebark pine is important to wildlife primarily because the large and nutritious seeds it produces are...

November 13, 2018

Whitebark pine is a slow growing, long-lived, stone pine (subgenus Strobus, section Strobus, subsection Cembrae} of high-elevationforests and timberlines...

November 13, 2018