LATEST NEWS

Bark is Hiring a Contracted Forest Watch Assistant
02/19/2020

Bark is requesting proposals for a Forest Watch contractor to improve and assist in implementing the organization’s fieldwork and other volunteer programs....read more

Draft unit map of numbered, proposed logging units around Lolo Pass road and the 1825 roadComments Due on Proposed Logging in Upper Sandy and Salmon River Watersheds
02/06/2020

Right now, the Forest Service is in the first round of public comments for the Zigzag Project. Please follow the link below to see some example Talking Points and submit your own comments, concerns, recommendations, and questions to the Forest Service in the early stages of the project development....read more

image of mt hood across trillum lake, surrounded by coniferous forest and reflected in the lakeBark Alert: Sandy and Salmon River Ecosystems Threatened
01/31/2020

Now, after a decades-long moratorium on logging, the Forest Service is under pressure to meet the Trump administration’s increased timber volume quotas with the proposed Zigzag Timber Sale and proposes to log mature forests in the upper reaches of the Sandy and Salmon river watersheds.​...read more

Bark Alert: Keeping Pace with Climate Change
01/16/2020

Over the years, you’ve heard a lot about Bark’s work to restore watersheds across Mt. Hood National Forest....read more

Then and Now: Doing Good with Give!Guide
12/18/2019

Big Give Day: Donate for a Chance to Win aTrek FX 1 Commuter Bike!...read more

two volunteers measuring the circumference of a large tree trunk in a field surveyDoin’ Good for Mt. Hood – From the Forest to the Courthouse
12/10/2019

Read about Brenna's fight for the forests in court against the Crystal Clear Timber Sale....read more

group of volunteers crowded around animal tracks in the grass with a diagram for referenceHow Can You Do Good for Mt. Hood?
11/07/2019

Big Give Day: Donate for a Chance to Win the Powder Play Package!...read more

give!guide logo in bright yellow and sea foam greenDo Good for Mt. Hood!
11/01/2019

Bark is in the 2019 Give!Guide!...read more

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photograph taken from space showing the curve of earth and atmospheric cloud patterns, text reads ecology club 6:30 to 8:30 second wednesday every month
March Ecology Club: The Meaning of Climate Change
Wed, Mar 11th at 6:30 pm

We live in a time of tremendous transformation as the reality of climate change and its effects on our communities become
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Spring Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Mar 19th at 6:00 pm

Are you interested in getting involved with Bark? Come to this open house and see what our work is all about. Get plugged into upcoming... read more

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Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wed, Mar 25th at 5:45 pm

While Bark has been successful in stopping thousands of acres of commercial logging on these public lands, the root source of these... read more

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Rad◦i◦cle: Groundtruthing 101: Fun with Maps
Thu, Apr 2nd at 6:00 pm

Groundtruthing involves documenting threats to public forests and finding inconsistencies between what logging plans say and what is... read more

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April Ecology Club: 1 Million Chestnuts
Sat, Apr 4th at 6:30 pm

Join Jordan Fink, founder of Build Soil and the 1 Million Chestnut Project, with an evening of discussing ecology, food systems
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Rad◦i◦cle: Groundtruthing 201: Fun in the Forest
Sun, Apr 5th at 9:00 am

For part two of our April Groundtruthing training, we will learn to safely navigate our way through the forest with basic map and... read more

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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale

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