LATEST NEWS

North Clack Timber Sale Public Comment Period
04/04/2019

Take action against Mt. Hood National Forest Logging in the North Clack Timber Sale....read more

Do Good for Mt. Hood this Earth Day
04/01/2019

Treat yourself while giving back this Earth Day!...read more

Bark has joined the Stand4Forests movement!
03/21/2019

We are thrilled to see the unification of local forest groups from all across the country, leveraging their local and place-based expertise to create a movement that reaches Washington D.C....read more

Spring Volunteer Opportunities
02/26/2019


Ready to schedule some quality time with Bark?

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Love Snow? Here Are Bark's Favorite Snow Hikes
02/15/2019

Our favorite Mt. Hood wintertime hikes!...read more

Gnarl Ridge fire near Tilly Jane areaBark's Policy on Forest Fire and Ecology
02/08/2019

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. ...read more

Joining Bark at an Exciting Time
02/06/2019

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

Bark Statement of Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en Nation Against Pipeline
02/04/2019

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 communities....read more

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

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