UPCOMING EVENTS

Color photograph of an older conifer during the day, with a large diameter in a Pacific Northwest forest clearing. Ecology Club: Northwestern Conifers
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This March Ecology Club will be all about NW Conifers! Join us for a Zoom gathering as we discuss the 13 most common conifers in... read more

Photo of a group of masked Bark volunteers, circled up and physically distanced in the forest Rad◦i◦cle : Volunteer Orientation
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn about the history of Bark's work and our current efforts, connect with current staff + volunteers, and share your interests and aspirations as a forest defender!

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest's greatest treasures, known for its scenic beauty, bountiful... read more

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and sparkling lakes and rivers. Beloved by locals and visitors alike, Mt. Hood National Forest is managed by the US Forest Service. Unfortunately, the Forest... read more

Rad◦i◦cle : Intro to Forest Policy
Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Do you ever wonder why 50% of Oregon is managed by the federal government? Or wonder why logging can happen in National Forests, but not National Parks? Do you know if clearcutting is legal, and whether threatened Spotted owls are really protected? Do you have other questions about why and how... read more

April Ecology Club: Bird Language
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Join us online the second Wednesday of each month for Ecology Club! We discuss an ecological themes related to Bark’s work on Mt Hood or seasonal skills to give the community a deeper appreciation and... read more

A masked Bark volunteer, clad in an orange vest, is writing a clipboard documenting information. The sun peaks through the canopy, scattering dappled light across the greens and browns of the forest. Rad◦i◦cle : Groundtruthing 101
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Bark’s network of volunteer groundtruthers help us monitor every logging project and destructive action in Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. The information gained from groundtruthing allows Bark to provide the public with all the information needed to understand, and engage... read more

Photo of a group of physically-distanced Bark volunteers in a n off-season wetland. The grass is brown against the silhouette of the pine tree mountains in the background Rad◦i◦cle : Groundtruthing 201
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Bark’s network of volunteer groundtruthers help us monitor every logging project and destructive action in Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. The information gained from groundtruthing allows Bark to provide the public with all the information needed to understand, and engage... read more

Photographic (tin-type?) image showing three young Lakota Indian boys pictured (left) wearing their tribal clothing upon their arrival at Carlisle, and (right) a short time later wearing their school military-style uniforms, ca. 1900 with text superimposed that reads "National Forests on Stolen Lands" Rad◦i◦cle: National Forests on Stolen Lands (Part 2)
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

This new series of workshops within Bark’s Rad◦i◦cle Activist Training Program will focus on the history and impact of how the U.S. federal government turned Indigenous land into national forests, including forced removal of people, termination of native title, nullifying treaty agreements and... read more

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and sparkling lakes and rivers. Beloved by locals and visitors alike, Mt. Hood National Forest is managed by the US Forest Service. Unfortunately, the Forest... read more

Photo of an industrial backhoe traveling along a new unpaved road moving logs from where they used to stand as trees Rad◦i◦cle: Intro to Timber Sale Comment-Writing
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Public comments are one of the few ways that the public can affect the process of planning projects on public land─and it can feel a little overwhelming to write one. Let’s demystify the process of commenting on projects planned on public land so we can more effectively change these projects for... read more

Beaver Field Training
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 10:00am

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Wetland Habitat Survey Training
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

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Wetland Field Training
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 10:00am

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Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and sparkling lakes and rivers. Beloved by locals and visitors alike, Mt. Hood National Forest is managed by the US Forest Service. Unfortunately, the Forest... read more

June Bark About: Medicinal and Native Pollinator Plants
Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 10:00am

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For over 20 years, Bark has offered free, monthly hikes to Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. We believe that by witnessing the breathtaking Cascade ecosystem and... read more

Handmade illustration of Mt. Hood with native flora + fauna around the words "Free MT. HOOD" against a silhouette of pine trees Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mt. Hood National Forest is one of the Pacific Northwest’s greatest treasures. It’s known for its scenic beauty, bountiful wildlife, and sparkling lakes and rivers. Beloved by locals and visitors alike, Mt. Hood National Forest is managed by the US Forest Service. Unfortunately, the Forest... read more

Hike Leader Training
Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 10:00am

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