Published: Aug. 19, 2021

Diana F. Tomback, Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, has made a career of whitebark pine research. Whitebark pine is “providing a food resource, for example, and a lot of different birds and small mammals will use the seeds. It’s protecting snowpack, which leads to more consistent downstream flow – that's incredibly critical during this time of climate change," said Tomback.

Pining for whitebarks: Researchers work across Northwest to save 'quintessential wilderness trees'

KNKX, July 31