LATEST NEWS

Dept. of Agriculture Names Head of Forest Service
04/22/2009

Agriculuture Secretary Vilsack Names Jay Jensen as Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment....read more

Congress Passes $50 Million for Watershed Restoration
03/12/2009

The Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 includes spending to improve watershed health in national forests....read more

House Rejects Wilderness Bill
03/11/2009

The House was unable to get a 2/3 vote on The Public Lands Omnibus Bill that would have added more than 2 million acres of wilderness....read more

Help create Bark's 10th Anniversary art exhibit
03/10/2009

How connected are you? Do you know any prominent Portlanders? Conservation-minded celebrities?...read more

New Name Unveiled for Bark’s Plan for Mt. Hood National Forest
03/10/2009

In our March Bark-Alert, we asked you to help us chose the name for our plan to prioritize clean drinking water, wildlife habitat and diversity, and quiet recreation in Mt. Hood National Forest. Check out the results!...read more

January 2009 Bark Program about LNG
03/09/2009

The Bark for Mt Hood Public Access program for January 2009 features the January Hike to the LNG Palomar Pipe Line Clackamas River crossing site; speakers from the January Clean Energy Rally in Salem; and a Power Point presentation by Dan Serres on LNG....read more

More than 1,500 people take action against the Palomar Pipeline
02/16/2009

Thank you to everyone who signed a postcard, sent in an email or wrote a letter in opposition to the Palomar Pipeline destroying Mt. Hood's forest ecosystems!...read more

Adjacent private land logging in the Annie's Cabin Timber Sale.Judge Rules In Favor of Logging Along Molalla River
02/13/2009

Last Thursday, Judge Michael Mosman came out ruling against Bark in the Annie’s Cabin Timber Sale....read more

Coalition Challenges Bradwood Landing, Joined by State of Washington
02/13/2009

Columbia Riverkeeper filed a challenge to the Bradwood Landing, State of Oregon's challenge is joined by neighboring State of Washington....read more

Clackamas County Passes an Anti-Pipeline Resolution
01/30/2009

The five-member Board of Commissioners pass a resolution against the Palomar Pipeline....read more

Land Use Board of Appeals Haults LNG Terminal
01/28/2009

Another victory for anti-LNG groups! The Land Use Board of Appeals overturns approval on the Bradwood LNG Terminal....read more

State asks court to toss Bradwood site's approval
01/27/2009

The state of Oregon asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday to overturn federal regulators' approval of the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas terminal....read more

BLM Issues Decision on WOPR
01/05/2009

The BLM finalized a plan that would nearly triple the timber harvest on 2.6 million acres of land in western Oregon, despite objections from environmental groups and Gov. Kulongoski....read more

Forest initiative puts Mt. Hood on radar
01/01/2009

Decaying Forest Service logging roads are marked for restoration in an initiative attached to the Economic Stimulus Package currently being planned by Congress and President-elect Obama’s transition team....read more

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