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.

Contact

250-421-7910
info@whitebarkpine.ca

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

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Whitebark Featured in the Narwhal

Our very own Secretary, Alana Clason, and Sybille Haeussler (both of Smithers, near the northern range...

26/09/2020
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...

22/11/2019
2020 Whitebark Pine Student Research Grant RFP

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

30/10/2019
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...

08/03/2019
Threats

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

13/11/2018
Restoration

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

13/11/2018
Fire Regimes

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

13/11/2018
Wildlife

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

13/11/2018
Ecology

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

13/11/2018
Recent Whitebark News – Groundbreaking New Genetic Research

Breakthrough Genetic Research could have Implications for Whitebark Pine Conservation! Development of nuclear microsatellite loci for Pinus...

18/10/2018
Climate Change & Whitebark Pine

Are Survivors Different? Genetic-Based Selection of Trees by Mountain Pine Beetle During a Climate Change-Driven Outbreak...

04/10/2018
Mycorrhizae

by Cathy Cripps, Montana State University Like all pines, whitebark pine depends on mycorrhizal fungi to survive and...

04/10/2018