Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Whitebark Pine

Whitebark pine, the first tree in western Canada to be declared endangered under the federal Species at Risk Act, became a topic of research for the Bulkley Valley Research Centre in 2007. Whitebark pine ecosystem mapping, restoration and awareness are all areas of interest for our researchers.

Learn more about our Whitebark Pine Ecosystems research program.

* denotes an active project. ⌘ denotes a multi-year/continuing project

Project # Project Title Project Lead Funding Agency
2017-07* Whitebark Pine Restoration Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust, TD-Friends of the Environment Foundation, Forest Enhancement Society
2016-06 Wetzin’Kwa Whitebark Pine Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Wetzin'Kwa Community Forest Corporation
2014-25 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - Alberta Conservation Association Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Alberta Conservation Association
2014-24 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - BC Parks PEF Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers BC Parks - Park Enhancement Fund
2014-23 Restoration of endangered whitebark pine in the Wetzin'Kwa Community Forest and envrions (2014) Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2014-15 Restoring Whitebark Pine Ecosystems to Enhance Subalpine Bear Habitat - Year Four Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Fund
2014-10 Whitebark Pine Management at the Blackwater Mine (2014) Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre New Gold Inc.
2014-09 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - Huckleberry Mine Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Huckleberry Mine
2013-28 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - FGC Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Forest Genetics Council of BC
2013-27 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - BCTS Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers BC Timber Sales
2013-22 Restoration of endangered whitebark pine in the Wetzin'Kwa Community Forest and envrions (2013) Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2013-20 Whitebark Pine Management at the Blackwater Mine (2013) Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre AMEC
2013-12 Restoring Whitebark Pine Ecosystems to Enhance Subalpine Bear Habitat - Year Three Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation
2013-04 Preliminary Whitebark Pine Mapping and Population Restoration Plan Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations
2013-03 Restoring Northern Whitebark Pine Ecosystems in West-central BC - Shell Fueling Change Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Shell Canada Limited
2012-18 BC Parks Whitebark Pine Event Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Recreation Sites and Trails BC
2012-17 Restoration of endangered whitebark pine in the Wetzin'Kwa Community Forest and envrions (2012) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Bulkley Valley Research Centre Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation
2012-11 Restoring Whitebark Pine Ecosystems to Enhance Subalpine Bear Habitat - Year Two Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Habitat Convervation Trust Foundation
2011-22 Whitebark Pine Management at the Blackwater Mine Alana Clason, Adjunct Researcher, Bulkley Valley Research Centre AMEC
2011-13 Restoring Endangered Whitebark Pine Ecosystems of West Central British Columbia Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Mountain Equipment Coop; Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation; TD Friends of the Environment; Yellow Point Propagation Ltd