UPCOMING EVENTS

Maps of all federally-manged "public" lands with two banners that read "National Forests on Stolen Land" Rad◦i◦cle: National Forests on Stolen Lands
Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

This new edition to 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 terminating... 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

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, April 1, 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

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

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