The Whitebark Pine Project

Raising awareness about Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis) and contributing data to further our understanding of an imperiled ecosystem.
Whitebark Pine cone scavenged by Clark’s Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana).

The Whitebark Pine iNaturalist Project

The mission of this citizen-science project is two-fold:
1) To raise awareness about Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis), a tree species whose population is currently in decline, and
2) To contribute data for a) furthering our understanding of the ecology and decline of Whitebark Pine, b) updating the known range of Whitebark Pine, and c) informing Whitebark Pine monitoring and conservation efforts.

Contribute observations to the project and provide identifications on iNaturalist here:

Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation

The Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation (WPEF) is a non-profit, science-based organization working to restore and preserve the whitebark pine and to educate the public on its valuable ecosystem.

Learn more about the WPEF and donate here:

Stay tuned, there’s more to come soon on The Whitebark Pine Project!

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