Bark Hike Leader Training

Date: 
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

bark about on mt hoodBark hikes are fundamental to our advocacy work, and this training is for those who wish to help Bark continue to get people into the forest! Since the beginning, Bark has offered free, monthly Bark Abouts to Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. We believe that by witnessing the breathtaking Cascade ecosystem and learning about the many threats it faces, we can build stronger advocates for the protection of our public lands. Our hike leaders are passionate, knowledgeable volunteers who incorporate information about forest ecology and policy with how to get involved in our efforts!

In this training, we'll learn the steps to leading a sucessful hike in the forest.  It's easier than you think! Leading hikes is a great way to build a connection to a place, and to learn the inside-and-outs of a particular topic or issue you're interested in. Team up with a friend or lead a hike on your own, and help us bring people to some of the most beautiful places in the Pacific Northwest!

So we know how many folks to expect, RSVP for this training with Michael at michael@bark-out.org, or call 503-331-0374

This training will take place in the forest.  Meet at Trader Joe’s across from the Hollywood Transit Center, 4121 NE Halsey St. Portland, at 9am. Come prepared for a full day hike with water, lunch, appropriate clothing (keeping in mind it may be cooler on the mountain) and hiking boots or sturdy sneakers.