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Learning from the Burned Forest
01/18/2019

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 renewed....read more

An interview with our new ED: Nakisha Nathan
12/27/2018

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!...read more

From a Red Tree Vole
12/13/2018

Hi, I'm a red tree vole....read more

Bark volunteers measure DBH in Mt. Hood National ForestGroundtruthing Isn't Easy
12/06/2018

 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 imagine....read more

two beavers near a stream David MoskowitzCould Beavers Save Us?
12/04/2018

Beaver dams create wetlands that help decrease the impacts of floods, recharge drinking water aquifers, protect watersheds from drought, decrease erosion, remove toxic pollutants, create habitat for threatened salmon, and much more!...read more

The Results are In. Now the work Begins.
11/09/2018

Voters didn’t get the chance to weigh in directly on the future of Mt. Hood National Forest on Election Day, but if we had, I have no doubt that those of us who live in the communities that surround these water-filtering, carbon sequestering, literally life-sustaining forests would have made the right choice!...read more

Tending Tomorrow: Bark's Winter Fundraising Campaign
11/08/2018

Ecological tending is the sustained, reciprocal interaction between people and forests. It requires applying oneself to the essential care of something by working with its natural tendencies without inferring control over them....read more

Application Period Extended for Exec. Director and Development Director
10/09/2018

Bark seeks to add staff members who thrive in brave spaces, working with diverse co-workers, volunteers, and community partners....read more

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wildlife Tracking: February Bark About Hike
Sun, Feb 10th at 9:00 am

This month Bark and Cascadia Wild are teaming up to lead a winter tracking hike in Mt. Hood National Forest. Learn the art of animal... read more

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

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

April Bark About Hike
Sun, Apr 14th at 9:00 am

May Ecology Club
Wed, May 8th at 6:30 pm

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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale

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