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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!

Radicle Training: Intro to Forest Policy

Attend this training if you are interested in engaging in the public process on lands management, or simply want to be more informed about the law and politics that influences current forest management.

The Understory Book Club

Filled with anecdotes, descriptions, and histories that are unique to the Tlingit community, this book is a document of cultural heritage, a tribute to the Alaskan landscape, and a moving testament to how going back—in nature and in life—allows movement forward.

Kid's Night at Bark

Last month Dae talked with us about food webs and we did a couple of activities to help us visualize the relationships between all the different species in an biome! Energy moves from the Sun -->Grasses-->Mice-->Owls for example!

Oregonians Rally to Protect the Climate through Defending Forests

Contact: Michael Krochta
Phone: (530) 902-9027

Kid's Night at Bark

We had a great time at November kids night! The kids voted to watch Happy Feet this month - so we can talk a bit about global warming.

February Ecology Club: Wildlife tracking

This month we are excited to have the friendly folks from Cascadia Wild join us to discuss wildlife tracking and the amazing work that they do for the critters of Mt Hood!

January Ecology Club: Searching for Bigfoot

This month we will be joined by Joe Beelart, author of the newly released Oregon Bigfoot Highway, a collection of stories of Bigfoot sightings in the Clackamas watershed of Mt. Hood National Forest!

April Bark About Hike

Join hike leaders Kyla Zaret and Brady Hall to visit the site of the 36 Pit Fire along the Clackamas River near Estacada to learn about the role that fire plays on our public lands and why we must learn to live with it if we want our forests to be healthy and resilient in the face of climate change.