Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada (WPEF-C)

The WPEF-C is devoted to the conservation and stewardship of whitebark and limber pine ecosystems through partnerships, science-based active management, restoration, research, and education.



Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation of Canada
606 Nelson Street
Kimberley, BC  V1A 2M6

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Call us at 778-739-9733 | Email info[at]whitebarkpine[dot]ca

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Seed Purchasing

One of the central tenets to the recovery and restoration of whitebark and limber pine, is the need to plant seedlings. Whitebark pine seed is available for purchase through the BC government Seedling Planning and Registry system or by contacting us directly. The table below shows current stock collected in 2018, although this will constantly be changing.

Seedlot # Seed Planning Zone Genetic Class Germ % Mean Elev BEC Location Potential Trees (in 1000’s) Quantity [g]
53871 BSH B 85 2230 ESSFdkp Table 1.1 492
53792 EK B 84 2350 ESSFdkp Panorama 1.1 555
53868 MIC B 80 2000 ESSFwcw Sorcerer 0.6 329


This seed is currently priced at $3000/kg, all helicopter-collected seed would be $4000/kg. Prices are subject to change.

All seed, including whitebark and limber pine, planted on Crown land in BC must meet the Chief Forester’s Standards for Use, be registered and stored with the Forest Improvement and Research Management Branch, and transferred within the Climate-Based Seed Transfer guidelines (CBST). Should you have questions regarding the standards or guidelines, or have questions about seed planning or BEC zones, see the above links for contacts. Also do note, that sometimes alternatives to the zoning may be approved.

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