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National Forest visitors down, no one knows why
12/04/2008

Recreation in national forests has declined; land managers attribute it to outside circumstances, critics claim hiking and camping fees are the real deterrents....read more

Obama's First One Hundred Days
12/04/2008

Environmental groups announce their Hope for President-Elect Obama's first hundred days in office....read more

Oklahoma senator once again holds up Mount Hood legislation
11/15/2008

An Oklahoma senator who makes frequent light of what he calls examples of Oregon "pork" spending once again blocked new Mount Hood wilderness legislation Friday, despite wide support in the rest of the Senate....read more

Video from Highland Fling Timber Sale
11/12/2008

Seven minute video featuring the October Bark Field Trip to the Bureau of Land Managements Highland Fling Timber Sale....read more

Amy HarwoodBark's Amy Harwood wins Skidmore Prize
11/12/2008

Amy and three other local non-profit heroes have been chosen from dozens of nominations to receive this year’s Skidmore Prize from the Willamette Week....read more

Bark's analysis of election and its impact on Mt. Hood National F orest
11/08/2008

Bark assesses how five races: President-elect Barack Obama, Senator-elect Jeff Merkley, Congressman-elect Kurt Schrader, Oregon treasurer-elect Ben Westlund, and Oregon Secretary of State-elect Kate Brown, could change the future of Mt. Hood and America's....read more

Olympia Washington NO LNG Rally
10/29/2008

Video of a Rally on the steps of the State Capitol in Olympia Washington, urging Governor Chris Gregoire to mount a legal challenge to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) approval of the Bradwood Liquefied Natural Gas terminal....read more

The secret's out: Tons of water in Oregon's Cascades
10/20/2008

The most valuable resource in the national forests atop the Oregon Cascades may not be the timber and recreation spots they're known for, but something else that's largely invisible: water....read more

Forest Certification Considered for National Forests
10/08/2008

The Forest Service has opened a public comment period for consideration of sustainable logging certification for our national forests -- good incentive or greenwashing?...read more

Groups gather to discuss Mount Hood recreation and ecology
10/01/2008

Bark will host the Mt. Hood Solutions Summit to bring together local stakeholders to discuss public lands trends and quiet recreation....read more

LNG Opponents Will Challenge FERC Decision on Bradwood Landing
09/18/2008

FERC approves permit for terminal connected to the Palomar Pipeline and opponents call on State to deny all additional permits....read more

Clatsop County voters reject proposed pipeline for LNG !!
09/17/2008

In the first, and possibly only, public vote on LNG and pipelines, the overwhelming voice says NO....read more

Oregon's Forest Resources
09/09/2008

The story behind the green forest talk....read more

Removing roads key to keeping Portland's water source clean
09/02/2008

City of Portland's water supply secured through Congressional appropriations for road decommissioning in sensitive watersheds....read more

Mt. Hood National Forest Releases Update on OHV Plan
09/02/2008

After almost a year since the scoping period began for the Mt. Hood National Forest OHV Plan, the Forest Service released an update on the current status of the project....read more

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