Studies Find Danger to Forests in Thinning Without Burning

Thinning forests without also burning accumulated brush and deadwood may increase forest fire damage rather than reduce it, researchers at the Forest Service reported in two recent more

Pombo's ambitious agenda didn't yield much in the end

Controversial career of powerful California congressman Richard Pombo, sponsor of so-called "Healthy Forests Initiative," comes to a more

Bark's 2006 Post Election Review

Your guide to key election results that impact the future of our more

October Bark-Alert 2006

TOPICS: Eightmile Timber Sale logged, fire ecology Bark-About in November, and your help needed to stop congress from gutting forest more

Bark's win on No Whisky also helps to limit off-road vehicle abuse.Bark saves 335 acres of forest from No Whisky Timber Sale!

Negotiations also led to a plan to decrease off-road vehicle abuse in the Clackamas River more

New Wilderness for Mt. Hood: Bark analyzes new bill

Will new legislation introduced by Congressmen Earl Blumenauer and Greg Walden solve problems or create more? more

Panel Suggests Breaking OSU's Ties to Timber Industry

Report faults OSU forestry dean, urges reforms Research - A panel cites poor judgment and urges a need for distance from timber more

Oregonian Opinion: The OSU Forestry Controversy

At last week's oversight hearing on forest science in Medford, Daniel Donato, a graduate student at Oregon State University's School of Forestry, was taught a harsh lesson in political more

Research rattles forestry school

Timber - A graduate student's paper goes against the Oregon State college's beliefs on salvage logging and threatens more

Judge finds Bush anti-wildlife rule illegal

A federal judge who struck down a Bush administration decision to ease logging restrictions last summer issued an injunction Monday blocking as many as 144 timber sales in three more

Bark Defends Mt. Hood in Hood River News

New year could end decades of land more

Winter Solstice Volunteer of the Season - Paula Hood

Volunteers are essential to the work we do at Bark. It is largely because of their efforts that Bark is so successful. Volunteer of the Season acknowledgement is one way we say Thanks! more

clearcuts on Mt. HoodRegion's lumber production expected to top out this year

The region's lumber mills are on pace to set a 15-year production record this year, but a slowing national housing market will tamp down output next year, says a report Thursday by the Western Wood Products more

Xerces Society Study on Logging to Control "Pests"

Learn more about forest insect "pests"! The Xerces Society has just released a report discussing the importance of native bugs to the forest more

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): A Precious Process

NEPA is a procedural Act, that requires a particular process, not outcome. NEPA requires federal agencies to assess the impact that their actions will have on the environment and is a bedrock environemtal law used to hold the government more