LATEST NEWS

Bark is Hiring Three Positions
09/10/2018

Bark seeks to add staff members who thrive in brave spaces, working with diverse co-workers, volunteers, and community partners. People find connection to forests, water, and wildlife for many, often personal, reasons. Even in conflict, we honor this connection and hope to find common ground for the just, equitable, thriving future we all deserve. If you are a person with strong values, matched with empathic view of the world, we hope you’ll apply!...read more

Mt. Hood and East Fork Hood RiverFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WILDLIFE, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS SUE OVER CRYSTAL CLEAR TIMBER SALE, MT. HOOD
09/10/2018

Portland, OR - Environmental defense groups filed suit in the Federal Court for the District of Oregon today challenging the U.S. Forest Service over a massive Mt. Hood timber sale they claim undermines public process, threatens endangered species habitat, and increases fire hazard....read more

Base Camp 2018 Details
08/16/2018

Starting next week, from August 22-September 3, Bark will be hosting Base Camp – an amazing chance to get involved with the critical work to defend the forest surrounding Mt. Hood, to learn from and connect with folks working towards environmental justice in our region, and to enjoy and learn about our backyard forest ecosystem....read more

Summer Events Update
06/28/2018

Pika, groundtruthing a new timbersale, and Base Camp updates!...read more

White House CEQ’s newest administrative rollbacks to NEPA could fundamentally reshape the federal environmental review process
06/20/2018

CEQ’s outrageously short 30-day public comment period is no less emblematic of the Trump administration’s effort to silence the people and chill public participation. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) applies to every major federal action the government takes and this process has the potential to impact every person in America on a scale that eclipses tax reform. A paltry 30-day comment period is reflective of this administration’s unwillingness to meaningfully engage with the American people....read more

Announcement: Base Camp 2018!
06/01/2018

We will host a group camp in a free, undeveloped site in Mt. Hood. Base Camp is open to all who wish to join for any length of time, even if just one day....read more

Fire is Native to Oregon
05/30/2018

Large scale commercial logging is a newcomer to this land, while the forests have burning as long as there have been forests. Much of this burning was intentional, as the indigenous Chinook, Kalapuya, Molalla, Wishram & Wasco ...read more

Bark Signs onto Letter Urging Clackamas County Commissioners to withdraw from the Association of O&C Counties
05/01/2018

"We strongly encourage Clackamas County to stand up for public lands by fully withdrawing from the Association of O&C Counties once and for all."...read more

7 Ways Mt. Hood's New Forest Supervisor Should Act on Climate and more
04/25/2018

Right now, the agency is hiring a new Forest Supervisor for Mt. Hood National Forest. Under this new leadership, Mt. Hood could become a model of climate smart management that prioritizes the ecosystem services that our communities need most....read more

ODFW Annual Wolf Report released today
04/12/2018

Oregon home to more than 124 wolves; count finds 11% increase over last year 2017...read more

Bark Writes Letter in Support for Center for Sustainable Economy's Native Treasures Project
03/28/2018

"I am writing this letter of support for Center for Sustainable Economy’s Native Treasures project, now under consideration for funding by the Charlotte Martin Foundation. CSE is one of our key partners in the Northwest, and we regularly team up on educational events and outreach on Northwest forest issues."...read more

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