whitebark pine

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Noun1.whitebark pine - small pine of western North Americawhitebark pine - small pine of western North America; having smooth grey-white bark and soft brittle wood; similar to limber pine
white pine - any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine
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Fish and Wildlife Service, Parks Canada, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe and several nonprofits came together because they have been inspired by the whitebark pine.
The Fish and Wildlife Services decision came despite a recent increase in grizzly deaths in the Yellowstone region following the demise of some of the bears key food sources, including the seeds of whitebark pine.
A federal court ordered otherwise, because of the loss of whitebark pine trees, which are a food source for the bears.
Fungus and beetles threaten to topple the remarkable whitebark pine.
Indicators of red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) abundance in the whitebark pine zone.
Dear EarthTalk: How is it that climate change is responsible for killing whitebark pine trees and thus impacting mountain ecosystems?
A team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin at Madison reported that native mountain pine beetles are expanding their range further north into whitebark pine forests in the northern Rocky Mountains.
The whitebark pine forests of the northern Rocky Mountains are under threat as warming temperatures allow native mountain pine beetles to live at higher elevations, where they can attack trees that haven't evolved strong defences to stop them, according to a new study
The beetle has also expanded into western high elevation subalpine whitebark pine forests.
Nelson Grizzly Bear Recovery, Whitebark Pine, and Adequate Regulatory Mechanisms Under the Endangered Species Act Andrew B.
Regeneration of whitebark pine in the timberline ecotone of the Beartooth Plateau, U.
In 2009, a federal judge restored threatened species protections for Yellowstone grizzlies, citing beetle-caused declines in the numbers of whitebark pine trees in the region.