Experts: More logging and thinning to battle wildfires might just burn taxpayer dollars

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 more

Welcoming CWA Local 7901

Welcome to Bark, CWA Local 7901! more

Protect the forest around Tamanawas Falls

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 more

Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging

“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 more

Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale

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 more

After the Fire

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 more

Lessons from the Eagle Creek Fire

The truth about fire and more

Forest Fire Q & A

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! more

Camping, policy, field work; Bark does it all.

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 more

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Released: Crystal Clear Timber Sale

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 more

Native Americans seek justice for bulldozed burial grounds

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. more

Mt. Hood National Forest Issues Campfire & Off Road Vehicle Restrictions

Due to continued dry and hot weather conditions on the Mt. Hood National Forest, officials issued public use fire restrictions on Wednesday, August 9, more

After the eclipse, Base Camp!

Here is everything you need to know to get ready for Base Camp 2017: Crystal Clear Timber more

Northwest Groups Oppose HR 2936

Environmental groups from across the Pacific Northwest sign on to letter opposing the Resilient Federal Forest Act more

Office wish list 2017

There are a few things we could really use around the more