Rad◦i◦cle: Wetland Habitat Survey Training

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 10:00am

Starting this year, Bark is conducting wetland habitat surveys in Mount Hood National Forest, with the long-term goal of restoring these ecosystems and increasing their resiliency to climate change. These surveys will help us to identify components of existing wetlands and allow us to provide the Forest Service with information that they need to restore wetlands in Mt. Hood National Forest.

This training is intended for people interested in becoming actively engaged in this type of in-the-forest work with Bark and requires no previous experience. We will include an overview of Bark’s Wetland Restoration Project, as well as an introduction to wetland ecology, classification, and identifying wetlands in the field. Those who take this training will be equipped with the skills to help Bark with our efforts to identify and restore wetland habitats, including beaver habitat, in Mt. Hood National Forest. The training will take place close to Hood River and away from the current wildfire activity.

Pre-registration is required for this event.

Please note: This in-person outing will follow COVID-19 protocols. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Driving directions will be sent to registrants before the event. There will not be carpooling and we ask that you only travel with people who are in your contact bubble. Participants will be required to wear face coverings and maintain physical distance from others outside their contact bubble.

This event is part of Bark's free Rad◦i◦cle Training Program, which empowers individuals to learn valuable skills in forest ecology, public lands advocacy, and community organizing.

photo from the edge of Clackamas Lake, on a clear blue day showing a rich wetland habitat