Two Ways to Help Mt. Hood Hikers

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 more

Increased public logging won’t solve job woes

"Our federal forest, so coveted by industry, belongs to all of us, including future generations. And in Oregon, beyond the forest industry’s locked gates, we the people own the water, fisheries, wildlife and clean air as well!" more

July Bark Alert: 3 easy ways to protect Mt. Hood

The sun is shining, kids are out of school, and it’s time to go log Mt. Hood National Forest.

Wait, what!?

It’s hiking season, but instead of clearing your favorite trails, the Forest Service is closing public roads to ramp up logging projects like the Jazz Timber more

Logging Expansion Won't Help Rural Communities

"Increased logging on federal lands will not fix these problems. Instead, it will diminish jobs in one of Oregon's fastest growing industries, outdoor recreation." more

Bark Summer School Kickoff Ecology Talk

Did you know that trees share nutrients and water with one another through an underground network of hidden fungi? And that damaging these soil networks through logging activities can leave entire swaths of forest malnourished for up to 45 years? more

June Bark Alert

$13,188. That's how much the Forest Service would spend to reconstruct just one of 42 more


Nature's Camping Spices
Tue, Aug 5th at 7:00 pm

Join herbalist Missy Rohs as we discuss northwest Oregon’s native plants — specifically, the plants that make a tasty campground tea or... read more

August Bark About Hike
Sun, Aug 10th at 9:00 am

Since the beginning Bark has been leading public hikes in the Mt. Hood National Forest on the second Sunday of every month, year round,... read more

Bark TV

Background on the controversial Jazz Timber Sale