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

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