Love Snow? Here Are Bark's Favorite Snow Hikes

Our favorite Mt. Hood wintertime hikes! more

Gnarl Ridge fire near Tilly Jane areaBark's Policy on Forest Fire and Ecology

Read Bark's Fire Policy, background information, and fire science resources.

You can read an abbreviated version of Bark's Fire Policy here and find the full policy including background information and a list of fire science resources in the document linked below. more

Joining Bark at an Exciting Time

Like the forest ecosystem we strive to protect, Bark has experienced a transformational year of both challenge and opportunity for more

Bark Statement of Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en Nation Against Pipeline

Bark stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation against TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Pipeline, and denounces the violent actions of the RCMP and Canadian government. This is an  issue close to many of our hearts. We ask that TransCanada and the RCMP end the attack on Indigenous people defending their land and more

Learning from the Burned Forest

The kids of Cascade Locks will be telling their stories about the Eagle Creek Fire their whole lives. Because of this day in the forest together, their stories are transforming from fear and devastation to excitement about a forest more

An interview with our new ED: Nakisha Nathan

After an epic interview process, we are thrilled that Nakisha has accepted our offer. With years of experience as an organizer and leader in environmental advocacy, education policy, and racial justice; we cannot wait to see where she will lead us! more

From a Red Tree Vole

Hi, I'm a red tree more

Bark volunteers measure DBH in Mt. Hood National ForestGroundtruthing Isn't Easy

 I've measured tree after tree, mapped streams and wetlands, tracked signs of wildlife, and climbed up and down steep ravines to see with my own eyes the full breadth of what will be lost if a sale goes through. I now know what "forest health" proposals really mean in 2018. And I can tell you it's quite different than what my former self and most other people more

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Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wed, Feb 27th at 5:45 pm

This volunteer committee will meet monthly throughout the campaign. Jump in at any time :).... read more

March Bark About Hike: Springtime Emergence
Sun, Mar 10th at 9:00 am

Join hike leaders Kim and Mike for this early springtime hike in the forest!... read more

March Ecology Club: Wildlife Tracking w/Cascadia Wild
Wed, Mar 13th at 6:30 pm

This month Cascadia Wild joins us to talk about their wildlife tracking program and the amazing work that they do for the critters of Mt Hood!... read more

Spring Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Mar 21st at 6:00 pm

Come to this open-house to see what our work is about and get plugged in to upcoming volunteer opportunities! ... read more

Radicle Training - Groundtruthing 101: Fun with Maps
Thu, Apr 4th at 6:00 pm

Groundtruthing involves documenting threats to public forests and finding inconsistencies between what logging plans say and what is actually occurring on the ground.... read more

Radicle Training - Groundtruthing 201: Fun in the Forest
Sat, Apr 6th at 9:00 am

This will be the second part of our April Groundtruthing training. We will learn to safely navigate our way through the forest with basic map and compass skills, play detective amongst the trees, and learn to see all the things that make an ecosystem healthy as well as the problems associated with proposed logging... read more

April Ecology Club
Wed, Apr 10th at 6:30 pm

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood... read more


Bark TV

Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale

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