Bark Alert: Forest field trips, office warming, and more...

I hope you will join me this summer in our forest (or at our new office) to explore, relax, learn, adventure, seek and find your own special place on Mt. Hood! more

BLM holds WOPR listening session in Portland area

Thanks for taking action - it worked! Barkers demanded that the Bureau of Land Management host a Portland Open House for their future plans in Oregon's forests and they have confirmed a date for public more

We're Moving! New, Expanded Headquarters!

After many months in the works, we can't wait to open our doors. Our new address is 351 NE 18th Ave, just off Sandy Blvd. in Portland. We've found a space that we hope to transform into a place for our community to more

Bark Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Gary Wiseman

Local arts organization, Signal Fire created the Tinderbox Residency as a way to connect artists and environmental more

BLM needs to hear from YOU!

The Bureau of Land Management's timber program in Western Oregon is somewhat of an anomaly.  Created after a corporate land-swap gone bad in the 1930s, the BLM more

Clackamas Victory!

As Mt. Hood's forests were burning in the 36-Pit Fire so was Bark's office. Here's a lemons-to-lemonade story worth reading... more

Deadline for public comments on Nestle water transfer is tomorrow!

Bark with Food & Water Watch has continuously challenged the Oregon Water Resources Department’s approval of permits that move Nestlé one key step closer to bottling and selling Oregon’s water, but the key is public more

Amy HarwoodBark Alert: Big changes

Welcome Amy Harwood as Bark's Interim Executive Director for the next more

Bark Alert: Now, the bad news...

Last week, I shared the good news about Bark’s win for the Airstrip Timber Sale.  This week, I’m sharing some bad news: in an astonishingly short and shallow opinion, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals approved Mt. Hood National Forest’s Jazz Timber Sale, which will log 2,000 acres and rebuild 12 miles of roads in the ecologically sensitive Collawash more

No Nestle Portland OrSubmit your comment to OWRD today!

Allowing this state agency to open the doors to a Nestlé bottling plant not only sets a bad precedent, but this decision would lead to a wasteful and potentially unsustainable use of a public more

Bark Alert: Good news for Mt Hood forests

I'm excited to share that Bark has just protected over 150 acres of the most ecologically-significant forests of the North Fork of the Clackamas River! more

How Bark won the Airstrip Timber Sale victory

In 2009, Bark received a scoping notice from the Salem BLM that it was considering “. . . thinning approximately 277 acres within the matrix and riparian LUA and will consider regeneration harvest [clearcut] on approximately 48 acres…” on LaDee Flat. more

Oregonian: Anti-Nestle protestors decry state's role in proposed bottled water plant

Rush hour across the Hawthorne Bridge Thursday morning was an unusually rowdy affair, about 150 demonstrators gathered at the bridge's eastern approach to decry the state's plan to let Nestlé bottle and sell water from a Columbia River Gorge more

No Nestle Portland OrBark Alert: Join Nestle action tomorrow and updates

Hundreds are organizing for a mass protest in Portland tomorrow. We need you to be more

Take Action Now to Stop Nestle

Kate Brown allows a fast-track Nestlé application to move ahead on Friday afternoon, opening the door for Nestlé's proposed bottling more