Whitebark Pine Seedling assessment - Glacier
Whitebark pine is considered a “keystone species” mountain national parks, as it plays several important ecological roles where it exists in subalpine environments. Its survival has been threatened by the combined effects of fire suppression, climate change, mountain pine beetle outbreaks and a disease known as white pine blister rust. In 2014, 495 whitebark pine seedlings were planted in and adjacent to old burn sites in Glacier National Park. The main goals of the monitoring program are to assess health, survivorship, and to note any sign of blister rust infection. In 2016, seedlings were planted at Mount Revelstoke as part of the Adopt-A-Tree pilot program engaging local grades 6 and 7 students. In 2017 those seedlings, along with the seedlings planted in Glacier National Park in 2014, were monitored and assessed.
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Parks Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
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Whitebark Pine Seedling assessment - GlacierCSVEnglish French dataset CSV
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