Postponed until 2021 - High Elevation Five Needle Pines Conference


Postponed until October 5-7, 2021 due to COVID-19 Concerns

Topics will cover the full range for understanding the restoration management of 'High-5' species important to both US and Canada, including ecology, genetics, disturbance dynamics (beetle and fire), blister rust, rust resistance, restoration actions, planting, and climate change.  This conference builds on findings from the very successful first international symposium held in 2010. Special sessions from the US National Whitebark Pine Restoration Plan (NWPRP) will be featured.

Species To Be Discussed:

  • Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm.)
  • Limber pine (P. flexilis James),
  • Southwestern white pine (P. strobiformis Engelm.),
  • Foxtail pine (P. balfouriana Grev. & Balf.),
  • Great Basin bristlecone pine (P. longaeva D.K. Bailey), and
  • Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine (P. aristata Engelm.)

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Missoula
Address: 3720 N. Reserve St.; Missoula, MT (get directions)

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Sep 15, 2020 (All day) to Sep 17, 2020 (All day)



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