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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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  great one!

Update your membership now for access to these articles and more:

Effects of grazing on limber pine seedlings – Peters
Burning paradox for whitebark pine – Keane
Survival of WBP seedlings from directly sown seeds – Pansing
Why do grizzly bears kill livestock on public lands? – Wells
Proactive limber pine strategy for Rocky Mtn NP Area – Schoettle
WBP growth and defense in beetle outbreaks – Kichas
Using genetics to distinguish limber from whitebark – Lavin
Effective genetic testing of blister rust resistance – Reid
Update on Alberta monitoring – Krakowski
New and exciting research papers – Keane

If you’re already a member and having trouble accessing your current Nutcracker Notes, please contact me at [email protected].

Non-members can  access the Nutcracker Notes archive. This includes everything except the 2 most recent editions of Nutcracker Notes.

Cover Art: Andrew Hiebert

“It is a great joy to paint emotionally emblematic commissions, like ‘Gate Keeper’. It’s my way of standing behind and supporting those who are living out their values, of taking care of the ancient things.”