LATEST NEWS

Tell Kurt Schrader to vote NO on the Resilient Federal Forest Act
10/30/2017

The House of Representatives is poised to pass H.R. 2936, the "Resilient Federal Forest Act," which would shut the public out of decision-making. Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR District 5) is considering...read more

Nestle Loses, Bark Wins
10/27/2017

Kate Brown closes the door on Nestlé​'s proposed bottling plant in Cascade Locks....read more

Your voice matters - act today to protect Mt. Hood National Forest
10/20/2017

Tell Rep. Schrader not to silence the public in National Forest Management, and to vote NO on HR 2936....read more

FAQs about our new Executive Director, Rob Sadowsky
10/17/2017

Read some answers to questions that you might have for our new Executive Director, Rob Sadowsky like: Where is your favorite place to hike in Mt. Hood National Forest? or What kind of chocolate is best for s'mores? ...read more

Experts: More logging and thinning to battle wildfires might just burn taxpayer dollars
10/03/2017

In the wake of one of the worst fire seasons in Montana history, Montana lawmakers in Washington, D.C., and many others have called for more logging and thinning in forests as a way to “fireproof” the state and create more jobs at timber mills....read more

Welcoming CWA Local 7901
09/29/2017

Welcome to Bark, CWA Local 7901!

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Protect the forest around Tamanawas Falls
09/25/2017

The Polallie Cooper Timber Sale area includes some of the most popular hiking and mountain biking trails in Mt. Hood National Forest, 687 acres of critical habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl and surrounds the Wild and Scenic East Fork of the Hood River....read more

Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging
09/19/2017

“Much of what the Forest Service has described as the ‘desired future conditions’ which logging would create - such as stand density and percentage of canopy cover - already exists in these areas” said Bark’s Forest Watch Coordinator Michael Krochta....read more

Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale
09/19/2017

Comments must be submitted by Friday, September 22nd by 4:30pm to:

Casey Gatz, Team Leader

Barlow Ranger District

Mt. Hood National Forest

780 NE Court Street

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After the Fire
09/18/2017

This is so awesome when you think about it; the ways in which the creeks we frequent, the streamside forests and the salmon have evolved together in such intricate, amazing ways over the eons....read more

Lessons from the Eagle Creek Fire
09/15/2017

The truth about fire and logging....read more

Forest Fire Q & A
09/07/2017

You may have a lot of questions about fire's impact on the forest or climate right now, and we have some answers for you. Please spread this information far and wide!...read more

Camping, policy, field work; Bark does it all.
08/31/2017

Last Friday, I got to see first-hand how well this team pulls together, especially under pressure. After 12 years volunteering with Bark, my new role of Interim Executive Director gives me a whole...read more

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Released: Crystal Clear Timber Sale
08/25/2017

The Mt. Hood National Forest has recently released a Preliminary Assessment for the Crystal Clear Restoration Project located on the Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts. The Forest Service is now seeking comments from those that may be interested in or affected by this project....read more

Native Americans seek justice for bulldozed burial grounds
08/18/2017

Native Americans in Oregon asked a federal court late Monday for justice after the government needlessly bulldozed their sacred burial ground during a highway widening project near Mount Hood. ...read more

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