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The importance of preserving the Whitebark Pine tree

A picture of a tree on a hilltop.
Florian Kainz, San Rafael, California

There are dozens of conservation groups across the Mountain West working to protect the waters, lands and wildlife that make up our region. That included a nonprofit in Nevada that is helping preserve an important tree species that's increasingly threatened by climate change.

The Mountain West News Bureau's Kaleb Roedel reports.

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