2015 Gold Pass Seedlings

General Project Information

Project Title: Gold Pass Seedlings

Project Dates: 2015

Year project implementation started:

How many more years is this project expected to continue, if any?

Project Contact: (Please provide complete information for primary contact(s), e.g., name, position, phone number, email, agency name, unit/sub-unit)

Sidnee Dittman, sdittman@fs.fed.us, #208-245-6248

Location (Land management agency or ownership and name of geographic area(s) where project was implemented. This information should be specific enough to identify a general project location on a map but not specific enough to compromise the project.)

Idaho Panhandle National Forest, St. Joe Ranger District

Cooperators: (List cooperating agencies and sub-units, other companies/organizations, and individuals as needed.)


Project Funding                                                                                            

Funding Sources (amount FHP/amount other incl. in-kind):

Forest Health Protection funding                    $15,000

Other funding                                               $12,180

Total                                                            $27,180

Did Whitebark Restoration funding get used or obligated? (If not, please explain.)

Yes, the trees are paid for.


Project Details

Scope and/or Size of Project or Treated Area: (Include a short description of the project or treatment area if helpful in understanding the scope of the project.)

Number of Acres or Other Units Treated, Monitored, or Surveyed: 30 acres

Specific location of project or treated area(s): (If desired, add more specific project location information here, e.g., UTMs, Lat-long, specific landmark. Otherwise, indicate if more information is available by request.)

Objective(s) (from original request):

Planting: (Please answer the following questions if the project includes plantings or cone collections.)

Number of seedlings planted (List by location if applicable): None. Seedlings will be planted in the spring of 2016.

Was the seed source screened for resistance? (If other, explain.) Yes

Were Plus trees used? Both Plus trees and others were used.


Always have a plan B because plan A doesn’t always happen.

Project Status (Is the project complete? If not, what remains to be accomplished and when?

We didn’t Fall plant this year due to a number of obstacles including local fires, but will plant these seedlings next spring on Gold Pass.

Will outcome meet objectives? Yes


Project Follow-Up

Are there plans for monitoring or follow-up? (If not, please explain.)

Yes, we will monitor our WBP plantations into the future.

Changes Needed or Problems Encountered:

Didn’t obligate the Fall Planting Funds into IAS on time, so will have the nursery hold over our seedlings until next spring.