LATEST NEWS

September Bark Alert: Roadways harm recreation on Mt. Hood
09/10/2014

My most recent hiking trip to Mt. Hood National Forest included driving a bumpy, potholed, gravel road. How about you? Meanwhile, miles of roads that lead to timber sales have been upgraded....read more

Bark Office Temporarily Relocating After Fire
08/15/2014

Bark continues to protect Mt. Hood National Forest, even after a fire on August 8, 2014 ravaged through three stories of the historic Osborn Building....read more

Special Alert: Office Fire Edition
08/15/2014

The 3-alarm fire at Bark's office building will take months to restore. Meanwhile Bark needs your help......read more

Another crumbling road on Mt. HoodRoad Rage: Why all the fuss about roads?
08/05/2014

According to the Forest Service, sediment contribution from roads to streams is greater than all other forest management activities combined.

But what roads pose the biggest problem? And how can we remove them without limiting our access to the forest?...read more

August Bark Alert: Nestlé, edible plants, and more
08/05/2014

Dear Barker, The Travel Analysis Process, or TAP, is set to begin in Mt. Hood National Forest this month. It may sound boring but it will determine the future of how, and maybe if, you get to your favorite trail, campground, or fishing hole for decades to come....read more

Two Ways to Help Mt. Hood Hikers
07/24/2014

This weekend, Bark's allies at Trailkeepers of Oregon will build a trail that closes a chapter in the history of illegal ATV use in Mt. Hood National Forest......read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

Bark 15th Birthday Hike Series: Restoring the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness
Sat, Sep 20th at 9:00 am

Wildcat Mountain is one of Bark's restoration victories closest to Portland... read more

Special Conifer ID Hike
Sun, Sep 21st at 9:00 am

Join Bark volunteer Gradey Proctor for a day on the mountain, learning the dominant conifers of the Pacific Northwest. We will spend our... read more

White River Campout
Fri, Sep 26th at 9:00 am

Come camp out with Bark in White River, Friday Sept. 26th through Sunday, Sept. 28th! For three days, we’ll be in the... read more

Bark Hike Leader Training: in the Forest
Sun, Oct 5th at 9:00 am

Since the beginning, Bark has offered free, monthly hikes to Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. We believe that by... read more

Bark Hike Leader Training: in Portland
Mon, Oct 6th at 6:00 pm

Since the beginning, Bark has offered free, monthly hikes to Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. We believe that by... read more

Bark TV

Background on the controversial Jazz Timber Sale