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Zigzag Timber Sale Public Comment Writing Resources
07/24/2020

Public comment periods are required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) which requires...read more

Bark Volunteers measuring a large tree in Crystal Clear Timber Sale with gleeAction Alert: Take action to increase forest carbon storage!
07/23/2020

Please send a letter to ODF and the Commission encouraging them to begin a science-based process to reform Oregon's forest practices to protect water quality, decrease greenhouse gas emissions and store more carbon. ...read more

Bark Signs onto Letter: Cost-Effective Policy Proposal to Increase Forest-Carbon Stocks
07/23/2020

July 23, 2020


Oregon Global Warming Commission
Attn: Catherine Macdonald
550 Capitol St. NE
Salem, OR 97301


CC:
Peter Daugherty
Oregon Board of...read more

image of mt. hood's sandy glacier, blue sky, reddish rockSpecial Alert: Zigzag Comments are due and we are hiring for Development Director
07/16/2020

Logging in Zigzag could impact sensitive species, critical salmon habitat, high-value recreation economies, and climate resilience....read more

volunteers in a dry field, performing beaver habitat evaluationsBark Alert: Summer Events + Updates
06/17/2020

Even though the summer lineup looks different this year, we’ll keep working to share our resources, skills and knowledge with you so we can all keep advocating for this special place. Check out these ways to get involved with forest advocacy on Mt. Hood!

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Letter to Oregon Global Warming Commission on natural resource agencies’ EO 20-04 implementation plans
06/11/2020

"...we expect the OGWC to provide critical review and constructive recommendations on the natural resource agencies’ proposed plans for implementing the executive order’s directives. Where necessary for achieving climate goals, we expect the OGWC to compel the agencies to improve their plans."...read more

Action Alert: Help ban beaver trapping on Mt. Hood!
06/05/2020

On June 12th, the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission may change that because Oregon commercial and recreational trapping and hunting regulations are up for review. Tell the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission to end commercial and recreational beaver hunting and trapping on Federal lands!...read more

Bark Alert: Change Spreads
05/28/2020

These stories are like little seedlings and they need your help to grow!...read more

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UPCOMING EVENTS

landscape shot of the Malheur Forest, open blue sky over semi-arid desert brush. Looks like some sage and some pine with mountains in the distance.
August Bark About: Pine and Aspen Forests of the East Side
Sun, Aug 9th at 10:00 am

Think that Eastern Oregon is all desert, wheat fields, and watermelon farms?  Guess again! The eastern counties offer rich and diverse... read more

crab spider hanging off of a stick, yellowish in color with text reading ecology club meets every second wednesday of the month
August Ecology Club: Webs of Life⁠—Mt Hood Arachnids & Beyond
Wed, Aug 12th at 6:00 pm

Join us for an evening exploring some of the most fascinating creatures around Mt Hood, and likely your own neighborhood, too!

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Free Mt. Hood Campaign
Wed, Aug 26th at 7:00 pm

What is Free Mt. Hood? 
Free Mt. Hood is a campaign to protect the forest's natural, ecological resilience to the... read more

handdrawn illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora in the foreground
Free Mt. Hood Campaign
Wed, Sep 23rd at 7:00 pm

What is Free Mt. Hood? 
Free Mt. Hood is a campaign to protect the forest's natural, ecological resilience to the... read more

handdrawn illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora in the foreground
Free Mt. Hood Campaign
Wed, Oct 28th at 7:00 pm

What is Free Mt. Hood? 
Free Mt. Hood is a campaign to protect the forest's natural, ecological resilience to the... read more

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Bark TV

Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale

"It doesn't even look like a forest!"