LATEST NEWS

Photograph of the Clackamas River in winter. Some woody debris has piled up in the middle, creating wildlife habitat and slowing the river's current.Journey Down The Clackamas, with the Clackamas River Basin Council!
01/21/2021

On March 9, Clackamas River Basin Council will launch a year-long series of free seminars about our unique watershed and its natural resources, from the river’s birth in alpine springs to its confluence with the Willamette River. Subjects range from geology, water quality and forestry to fish, recreational, cultural and public policy issues....read more

Free forest activist training, book club, Free Mt. Hood committee and more!
01/14/2021

Whether you are a past, current, or future volunteer, thank you for showing up for Mt. Hood’s forests, waters, wildlife, and the communities of people who benefit from this vibrant ecosystem!...read more

julie excited in the forest with arms and a leg with a snowshow up in the airA Year for Change
12/31/2020

Your end-of-year donation helps as we all work together to address the troubling history of the creation of public lands, to restore wetland and beaver habitats, to amplify the need to coexist with and prepare for fire, and to enhance an outdated forest plan to ensure that climate resilience becomes a crucial element....read more

group photo of Bark's outreach teamChange is Made by the People
12/29/2020

This year alone, Bark has had 12,000 conversations with supporters, like you. Each time we are inspired and energized by amazing conversations with those who stand with us as we fight for meaningful changes to the Management Plan for Mt. Hood's forests....read more

A Tale of Two Streams
12/23/2020

Bark advocates for proactive restoration that prioritizes the health of watersheds and forests for decades to come. For the last two years, Bark has worked to identify beaver habitats and prepare to reintroduce beavers to Mt. Hood National Forest. Beavers' effect on ecosystems makes them powerful partners in mitigating the effects of climate change. Observe the benefits beavers bring to their environments in this Tale of Two Streams....read more

From One Forest to Another
12/16/2020

Much has changed already in our view of Northwest forests. By staying connected to what happens in local forests, we can set an example to help people throughout the region protect the places most precious to them....read more

Exploring opportunities for change
12/08/2020

The current Forest Management Plan allows the agency to continue to act as if the climate isn’t changing....read more

Bark Supports Rep. Deb Haaland for Secretary of the Interior
12/07/2020

We can think of no better person to run the Department of the Interior....read more

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees
Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wed, Jan 27th at 6:00 pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and... read more

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees
Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wed, Feb 24th at 6:00 pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and... read more

Maps of all federally-manged "public" lands with two banners that read "National Forests on Stolen Land"
Rad◦i◦cle: National Forests on Stolen Lands
Thu, Feb 25th at 6:00 pm

This new edition to Bark’s Rad◦i◦cle Activist Training Program will focus on the history and impact of how the U.S. federal government... read more

Photo of a group of masked Bark volunteers, circled up and physically distanced in the forest
Rad◦i◦cle : Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Mar 18th at 6:00 pm

Learn about the history of Bark's work and our current efforts, connect with current staff + volunteers, and share your interests and... read more

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees
Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wed, Mar 24th at 6:00 pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and... read more

Photo of an industrial backhoe traveling along a new unpaved road moving logs from where they used to stand as trees
Rad◦i◦cle: Intro to Timber Sale Comment-Writing
Thu, Apr 1st at 6:00 pm

Public comments are one of the few ways that the public can affect the process of planning projects on public land─and it can feel a... read more


Rad◦i◦cle : Intro to Forest Policy
Thu, Apr 8th at 6:00 pm

Do you ever wonder why 50% of Oregon is managed by the federal government? Or wonder why logging can happen in National Forests, but... read more

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Bark TV

Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale

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