Forest Service Wants To Increase Camping Fees

If you like to camp out in the Columbia River Gorge, you might want to do it once more this summer. Because next year, the fees in certain campgrounds may be significantly more

Firefighting tactics may be overkill

Some say fighting fires in remote areas puts crews in unnecessary more

Off-Road Rage' Climbs as Trails Get More Crowded

As more and more Americans light out for backcountry trails, officials are seeing a parallel rise in episodes of "off-road rage." more

Bark Art

Preview of the show and details on the opening more

Update: Mt. Hood Travel Plan

Much has happened with roads and off-road vehicles on Mt. Hood since Bark's 2007 Roadtruthing more

New report: Greatest value of forests is sustainable water supply

The forests of the future may need to be managed as much for a sustainable supply of clean water as any other goal, researchers say in a new federal report
Public release date: more

Proposed gas line through Solo old-growth stand spurs activists

Forest advocates gear up to fight the Palomar natural gas more

Hike the pipeHike the Pipe Week End

Members and supporters of the Forest Advocacy organization Bark ( recently hiked the 40 miles of the proposed Palomar pipe line, as it goes through 40 miles of the Mt. Hood National more

Bark Featured in Backpacker Magazine

Backpacker Magazine featured Bark's work to survey roads and advocate for quality recreation in Mt. Hood National Forest.
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How Does Wyden's Draft Legislation Impact Mt. Hood

Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled a draft legislative proposal – the “Forest Restoration and Old Growth Protection Act.” See what Bark thinks about more

Hike the Pipe Update: Day 1-4

Despite rain and low snow, hikers are on schedule after successfully crossing the Clackamas River: their photos from the trail tell more

Many Rivers to Cross

Anti-LNG Protest on the Clackamas more

Orange marks the Palomar right-of-wayMulti-Media Report on Oregon Resistance to the Proposed Liquefied Natural Gas Terminals.

Audio and video files on the subject of the Liquefied Natural Gas terminals proposed for the coast of more

Off-roaders, environmentalists to square off in Congress

Environmental groups and off-road vehicle advocates plan to square off Thursday in the U.S. Senate on the three-year-old U.S. Forest Service effort to restrict where motorcycles, four-wheelers and other backcountry vehicles can drive on public more

Press Advisory: Senate Oversight Hearing on Travel Planning and OHVs

Congress is about to hear what people in Mt. Hood National Forest and other western forests have been grappling with every day: Growing numbers of off-road vehicles are changing the face and sound of our national forests, potentially more