Announcement: Base Camp 2018!

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I hope that you were able to spend some time in one of the many majestic forests here in the Pacific Northwest over the Memorial Day weekend. A key aspect of our work to protect these special places is creating opportunities for people to experience the forest first-hand, learning about the flora and fauna, rivers and meadows, as well as the threat posed by industrial logging. Bark’s boots-on-the-ground approach strengthens our advocacy and legal tactics and has helped us to save thousands of special places across Mt. Hood National Forest.

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This summer, we’re inviting you to join us in the forest to groundtruth every unit of the North Clack Timber Sale, a logging project that continues the trend of clearcutting as a practice in Mt. Hood National Forest. We will not only be working to protect this area, but also to imagine a better future for it. A future where beavers can return and begin the work of restoring precious aquatic habitat for fish species that continue to be in decline.

I’m proud to announce that Bark will be hosting our 2018 Summer Base Camp from August 22nd through September 3rd.

We will host a group camp in a free, undeveloped site in Mt. Hood. Base Camp is open to all who wish to join for any length of time, even if just one day. Campers can support Bark's work by volunteering to gather critical information about the North Clack Timber Sale, and as we spend time together in the forest, we will build connections to other environmental, social, and other place-based movements.

Donate Today to Help Make Base Camp a Success!

For every dollar you contribute today, Bark’s very special donors, Robert and Jim, will match your gift dollar for dollar up to $5,000.

Details about Base Camp will be available soon! SIGN UP HERE to receive information about location, preparation, and the events schedule for Basecamp!

If you are interested in being a Base Camp organizer, please consider attending our Base Camp planning meeting on June 19th.

Thank you for supporting our work,

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Michael Krochta, Forest Watch Coordinator

PS – Time to brush up on some basic first aid before Bark’s summer in the forest! We’re hosting the Rosehip Medic Collective on from Sunday, June 3rd, 9am-6pm, for a Forest First Aid training for Barkers! The day long training is FREE and we have a handful of spots left. If you’re interested, RSVP with