Hood River News: Polallie Cooper thinning project draws passion from groups

The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning and fuels reduction project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking more

What is Bark's Community Mapping Project?

"Representation of geographic information through the science of cartography is not neutral and is in no way separate from the broader power relations present in society" more

Stop Logging on the North Slope

We received notice today of the final 30-day public comment period for the controversial Polallie Cooper Timber more

Polallie CooperProposed Logging on Mt. Hood Will Affect the Future of Cooper Spur

Today, the Mt. Hood National Forest released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Polallie Cooper Timber Sale, a controversial logging project proposed in the Cooper Spur area on Mt. Hood’s north more

Public Meeting Scheduled for Polallie Cooper Timber Sale

Today, the Forest Service released a date for a public meeting to address this controversial project: Wednesday, February 10 (exact time is TBA) more

Mark your calendars: Film Screenings, Trainings, Hikes and Events

I love being out in the forest no matter the season, but winter is a great time to learn about Mt. Hood's forests in the warm, dry Bark office!

Bark’s free activist training program, more

Forest RoadSummary of Mt. Hood's Travel Analysis Report

In December of 2015, the Mt. Hood National Forest released the conclusion to its Travel Analysis Process, entitled the Travel Analysis Report (TAR). This report outlines the forest's existing road system and identifes opportunities to achieve what the agency defines as a "more sustainable system of roads" more

Response to Malheur Refuge Standoff

As an organization committed to the very long road of constant negotiation over the future of our wild places and public lands, Bark stands with the many environmental groups and rural community members who do not welcome this hateful political crusade in more

Mt. Hood Releases its Long-awaited Travel Analysis Report

Forest Service takes a hard look at their road system and sees...opportunity?

The U.S. Forest Service is responsible for more than 8 times as many miles of road in more

Barkers Raise Their Voices for Protecting Mt. Hood Forests!

We're in our final push in our year-end fundraising efforts. Thank you to the many Bark supporters who have helped us reach our goal! Read some of the amazing testimonials that Barkers have shared with their donations this month. We have just over $3,000 left to go -- can you help us get there! more

Voices of Bark: Audie Fuller

Bark has supported me as an activist in my more

Voices of Bark: Caroline Chrysanthemum Fuller

I want to be an activist like my mom when I grow more

Ride On

While the Forest Service’s blank check approach to fire suppression is a problem that needs attention and creative solutions; none should include a mandate for increased, expedited logging on public lands. more

Mt. Hood National Forest in winterOur Forests are a Carbon Solution

Mt. Hood National Forest’s unique ecology makes it one of the most significant carbon sinks in the country, but the Forest Service continues to disregard the devastating effects of logging under the guise of more