National Forest visitors down, no one knows why

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

Obama's First One Hundred Days

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

Oklahoma senator once again holds up Mount Hood legislation

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 more

Video from Highland Fling Timber Sale

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

Amy HarwoodBark's Amy Harwood wins Skidmore Prize

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 more

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

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' more

Olympia Washington NO LNG Rally

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 more

The secret's out: Tons of water in Oregon's Cascades

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: more

Forest Certification Considered for National Forests

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

Groups gather to discuss Mount Hood recreation and ecology

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

LNG Opponents Will Challenge FERC Decision on Bradwood Landing

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

Clatsop County voters reject proposed pipeline for LNG !!

In the first, and possibly only, public vote on LNG and pipelines, the overwhelming voice says more

Oregon's Forest Resources

The story behind the green forest more

Removing roads key to keeping Portland's water source clean

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

Mt. Hood National Forest Releases Update on OHV Plan

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 more