Bark Alert: Summer Party!

I love the feeling of walking into a place filled with maps and photographs of my favorite places on Mt. Hood, books on what lives in our forests, and a community of people staying informed and sharing everything they know about how to defend our more

Bark Alert: Tinder Loving Care

Bark is honored to present Dr. Dominick DellaSala, discussing his new book, The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Forest Fires: Nature’s Phoenix at two upcoming events.

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amy setting up the projector screenNew Office Wishlist

We're getting more settled in our new office and it's great! We can't wait to celebrate with our community at our office-warming party more

Bark Alert: Two ways to explore Mt. Hood this week

This week is the best time of year to be involved with Bark. Let me tell you why: more

Speak for the Trees: BLM Open House, June 15

I know it's cliche for a forest activist, but Dr. Seuss's Lorax is one of my favorite literary characters.  When his beloved truffula trees are being logged, he appears and proclaims "I am more

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