LATEST NEWS

Public Participation During the COVID-19 National Emergency
03/27/2020

When governments began calling for community response to COVID-19 to flatten the curve, Bark reached out to the Forest Service to ask if timber sale planning would pause, comment periods be extended, or new avenues for public participation be created with field trips and public meetings now out of the question....read more

Waucoma Timber Sale Comments Due
03/19/2020

I know you are likely juggling more than usual today, so I hope you won’t mind my asking for a few moments of your time right now to submit your comment to protect some of Mt. Hood’s most remote forest from destructive logging. I deeply respect your time and support of Bark’s work!...read more

Bark Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy and Protocols
03/16/2020

The purpose of this policy is to keep our employees and community safe and healthy in light of the unfolding novel coronavirus situation and with the acknowledgement that health is a community effort....read more

Comments Due to Protect Environmental Review
03/05/2020

In short, the Trump Administration’s proposals to change the NEPA rules significantly exclude the public and the environment from the decision-making process....read more

volunteer groundtruther writing on a clipboard in the snowy forestBark Alert: Watchdogs are Prepared, Whatever the Weather
02/20/2020

This winter, all hands have been on deck to challenge the proposed Zigzag Timber Sale. Our volunteers have been busy groundtruthing in the snow, coordinating info sessions for the surrounding communities, and creating effective comments to defend this area....read more

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

resurgence convergence logo showing a fist raised in protests growing out of roots in front of mountains and treesRecentering the Movement to Protect Forests Everywhere
10/18/2019

Lessons from the North American Forest and Climate Convergence ...read more

Members of Bark's canvass teamMeet the Outreach Team!
10/03/2019

The friendly faces of Bark’s Outreach Team brings the latest on our work to defend and restore Mt. Hood National Forest right to the doorstep of your home......read more

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