LATEST NEWS

Bark volunteer in the Crystal Clear Timber SaleJudge Approves Old-Growth Logging in Mt. Hood
05/30/2019

The best available science tells us that logging mature and old growth forests does not improve forest health, reduce fire severity or improve spotted owl habitat. When the Forest Service failed to incorporate the scientific research into their final decision, Bark decided to challenge the project in court....read more

Bark for Mt. Hood National Forest logoBark is seeking members for our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
05/29/2019

For several years, Bark has been on a journey as an organization to establish our work more firmly into principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). While this work has become momentarily trendy in many white-led nonprofit communities, we acknowledge that the oppression we are addressing in society and in our own organization has been woven deeply into our fabric since its origins....read more

North Clack Timber Sale Public Comment Period
04/04/2019

Take action against Mt. Hood National Forest Logging in the North Clack Timber Sale....read more

Do Good for Mt. Hood this Earth Day
04/01/2019

Treat yourself while giving back this Earth Day!...read more

Bark has joined the Stand4Forests movement!
03/21/2019

We are thrilled to see the unification of local forest groups from all across the country, leveraging their local and place-based expertise to create a movement that reaches Washington D.C....read more

Spring Volunteer Opportunities
02/26/2019


Ready to schedule some quality time with Bark?

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Bark Signs on to Letter to Director Bellon re: Kalama
02/18/2019

February 18, 2019

Director Maia Bellon

Washington Department of Ecology

PO Box 47600


Olympia, WA 98504-7600

Re:...read more

Love Snow? Here Are Bark's Favorite Snow Hikes
02/15/2019

Our favorite Mt. Hood wintertime hikes!...read more

Outdoor Alliance Recommendation Later to OMB
02/13/2019

Mr. Mick Mulvaney, Director

Office of Management and Budget

725 17th St., NW

Washington, DC...read more

Joining Bark at an Exciting Time
02/06/2019

Like the forest ecosystem we strive to protect, Bark has experienced a transformational year of both challenge and opportunity for growth....read more

Bark Statement of Solidarity with Wet'suwet'en Nation Against Pipeline
02/04/2019

Bark stands in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en nation against TransCanada’s Coastal Gaslink Pipeline, and denounces the violent actions of the RCMP and Canadian government. This is an  issue close to many of our hearts. We ask that TransCanada and the RCMP end the attack on Indigenous people defending their land and communities....read more

Learning from the Burned Forest
01/18/2019

The kids of Cascade Locks will be telling their stories about the Eagle Creek Fire their whole lives. Because of this day in the forest together, their stories are transforming from fear and devastation to excitement about a forest renewed....read more

An interview with our new ED: Nakisha Nathan
12/27/2018

After an epic interview process, we are thrilled that Nakisha has accepted our offer. With years of experience as an organizer and leader in environmental advocacy, education policy, and racial justice; we cannot wait to see where she will lead us!...read more

From a Red Tree Vole
12/13/2018

Hi, I'm a red tree vole....read more

Bark volunteers measure DBH in Mt. Hood National ForestGroundtruthing Isn't Easy
12/06/2018

 I've measured tree after tree, mapped streams and wetlands, tracked signs of wildlife, and climbed up and down steep ravines to see with my own eyes the full breadth of what will be lost if a sale goes through. I now know what "forest health" proposals really mean in 2018. And I can tell you it's quite different than what my former self and most other people imagine....read more

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