First meeting of the Pacific Coast Whitebark Pine Working Group. Crater Lake National Park, Oregon.
Note: "In October 2005, a whitebark pine workshop held at Crater Lake National Park brought together a small group of biologists, geneticists, ecologists, entomologists, and pathologists from California, Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. The workshop was an opportunity for participants working in Pacific Coast high elevation ecosystems to share information; discuss issues, and concerns; and to help develop a strategy to maintain and restore whitebark and other high elevation five-needle pines in our region. After presentations by Dr. Frank Lang, Emeritus Professor of Biology at Southern Oregon University on the ecology and biology of Pacific Coast high elevation five-needle pines and Dr. Diana Tomback, University of Colorado and the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation on the concerns and status of whitebark pine in the Rocky Mountains, participants engaged in more focused discussions about the questions that need to be answered regarding these species." For more, see: Proceedings of the Conference Whitebark Pine: A Pacific Coast Perspective, R6-NR-FHP-2007-01 here: pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e1d5/ef37b3e8f9a80683aa51b682f5f...
Photo by: Richard Sniezko Date: October 5, 2005
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, Umpqua National Forest, Dorena Genetic Resource Center. Source: DRGC digital photo collection; courtesy Richard Sniezko, Cottage Grove, Oregon.