Beetle outbreaks not responsible for severe fires

A new whitepaper by Geos Institute Chief Scientist Dr. Dominick DellaSala summarizes the results of dozens of recent field studies in multiple regions on the effects of mountain pine beetle tree kill on fire more

VICTORY!! Hood River County Votes Yes for Water!

Residents in Hood River County are celebrating a landslide victory against bottled water, protecting the future of Oxbow Springs in the Columbia River Gorge! more

Earthquake Swarms on Mt. Hood Days Before 36th Anniversary of Mt. St. Helens Eruption

Bark's Restoration Coordinator, Russ Plaeger's reflects on working in the forest the day Mt. St. Helens more

Congressional Delegation Urges Delay of Polallie Cooper, Action on Land Exchange

by Brenna Bell, Bark Staff Attorney

On May 11, 2016 Senator Ron Wyden & Representative Earl Blumenauer sent more

We Need More Watchdogs

Every dollar raised in our spring campaign goes toward Bark's summer in the forest! more

Study: Insect Damage May Counter Intense Wildfires

by OPB | May 4, 2016 3:50 p.m. | Updated: May 5, 2016 8:22 a.m. more

Bark Begins Spring Fundraising for $20K

We've begun our 2016 Spring Fundraising Campaign! Our goal is to raise $20,000 to support a summer of action. Join us! more

Forest Visitors Advised to Use Caution on Roads Affected by Forest Timber Projects this Summer

Several roads on the Mount Hood National Forest will be affected by logging activities this more

Protect Your Public Land

Bark is partnering with some of our public lands allies to counter recent political blustering about selling off our public lands to private interests. Share our new video to help raise more

Press Release: BLM to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon

Bureau of Land Management to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon
Clean water, wildlife protections, and recreation suffer in new logging more

groundtruthingGet Trained for Summer Action!

Spring is here! Bark’s upcoming series of our Radicle Training program is now posted up on our events more

Blumenauer, Wyden Express Concerns with Proposed Logging

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer ask for accountability in planned logging in Polallie more

Polallie Cooper Comments Due Thursday!

Over the past few weeks, thousands of people have registered their opposition to logging such remarkable forests. The Hood River News reported on the 3,584 comments Bark delivered at the recent open house, as well as the mountain bike rider groups who have expressed concern for the impact to trails. Click here to find out how to submit your comments! more

Polallie Cooper Executive Summary

In light of all the significance factors present, it is hard to imagine what type of project does have a significant impact on the environment if the proposed Polallie Cooper Timber Sale does not. Bark believes the best course of action is to follow you’re the Forest Service’s actions in 2005 and cancel the project in its more

Join Our Volunteer Team

Have you been curious about how to get more involved with Bark this year? We have an upcoming Volunteer Orientation at the Bark office on Thursday, February 18th, more