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Experts: More logging and thinning to battle wildfires might just burn taxpayer dollars
10/03/2017

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 mills....read more

Welcoming CWA Local 7901
09/29/2017

Welcome to Bark, CWA Local 7901!

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Protect the forest around Tamanawas Falls
09/25/2017

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 River....read more

Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging
09/19/2017

“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 Krochta....read more

Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale
09/19/2017

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

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After the Fire
09/18/2017

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 eons....read more

Lessons from the Eagle Creek Fire
09/15/2017

The truth about fire and logging....read more

Forest Fire Q & A
09/07/2017

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!...read more

Camping, policy, field work; Bark does it all.
08/31/2017

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 whole...read more

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Released: Crystal Clear Timber Sale
08/25/2017

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 project....read more

Native Americans seek justice for bulldozed burial grounds
08/18/2017

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. ...read more

Mt. Hood National Forest Issues Campfire & Off Road Vehicle Restrictions
08/16/2017

Due to continued dry and hot weather conditions on the Mt. Hood National Forest, officials issued public use fire restrictions on Wednesday, August 9, 2017....read more

After the eclipse, Base Camp!
08/14/2017

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

Northwest Groups Oppose HR 2936
07/25/2017

Environmental groups from across the Pacific Northwest sign on to letter opposing the Resilient Federal Forest Act 2017...read more

Office wish list 2017
07/21/2017

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

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