UI Extension Publications and Multimedia
Return of the Giants
Foresters from the UI, USDA Forest Service, and Potlatch Corporation make the case for restoring white pine ecosystems in the inland Northwest by breeding and aggressively planting blister rust-resistant white pine. This bulletin discusses white pine ecology, its heyday in the Northwest and subsequent decline, its current status, and breeding programs and other research aimed at bringing it back.
Author: Lauren Fins