General Project Information
Project Title: Whitebark Pine Seedling Out-Planting in Glacier National Park
Project Dates: 2016
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)
Dawn LaFleur, email@example.com, 406-888-7864
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.)
Glacier National Park, MT
Cooperators: (List cooperating agencies and sub-units, other companies/organizations, and individuals as needed.)
Funding Sources (amount FHP/amount other incl. in-kind)
Forest Health Protection funding $ 5,000
Other funding $16,000
Did Whitebark Restoration funding get used or obligated? (If not, please explain.) Yes
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:
Two (2) 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.)
Otokomi, Goat Mountain, Dead Horse Point, Baring Creek, Lost Lake
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): 1,848
Was the seed source screened for resistance? (If other, explain.) Yes
Were Plus trees used? Yes
This year we planted 1,848 whitebark pine seedlings at Otokomi, Goat Mountain, Dead Horse Point, Baring Creek, and Lost Lake. Approximately two acres of whitebark pine habitat was restored. Plantings occurred in the spring and fall.
Project Status (Is the project complete? If not, what remains to be accomplished and when?
This portion of Glacier Park’s larger WBP/LP restoration project is complete for FY 2016.
Will outcome meet objectives? Yes
Are there plans for monitoring or follow-up? (If not, please explain.)
Yes. Monitoring plots were established for all planted areas. Installed seedlings are monitored at years 1,3,5,7,10 and 15.
Changes Needed or Problems Encountered:
Funding for Glacier Park’s WBP/LP restoration project for FY 2017 has been significantly reduced.