UPCOMING EVENTS

hand drawn illustration of mt. hood in front of a field of native plant species with a sign held by birds reading free mt. hood Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 5:45pm to 7:15pm

While Bark has been successful in stopping thousands of acres of commercial logging on these public lands, the root source of these destructive projects is the Mt. Hood Forest Management Plan itself, which remains focused on commercial timber extraction and each new project is more destructive... read more

Zigzag Campaign Meeting #3
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

There hasn't been any logging in the Zigzag District of Mt. Hood in almost 25 years. Because of this, and restoration + road decommissioning efforts, the salmon recovery in the Sandy River watershed has had a disproportionately large impact on populations across the Pacific NW. Fast growing,... read more

overlooking a green, vegetative expanse with a cloudy gray sky overhead March Bark About: Groundtruthing as a Sense of Place
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 8:30am to 6:00pm

Join Gradey for Bark’s free monthly hike as we explore timber sales of today and yesterday. Groundtruthing is Bark’s method of gathering site specific information about an... read more

photograph taken from space showing the curve of earth and atmospheric cloud patterns, text reads ecology club 6:30 to 8:30 second wednesday every month March Ecology Club: The Meaning of Climate Change
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

We live in a time of tremendous transformation as the reality of climate change and its effects on our communities become more apparent with every passing year. While there is still much that can and must be done to mitigate the range of impacts climate change might have, we are
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view of mt hood on a clear day, surrounded by deep green conifer trees, bright blue sky and one cloud overhead Spring Volunteer Orientation
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Are you interested in getting involved with Bark? Come to this open house and see what our work is all about. Get plugged into upcoming volunteer opportunities! You will be able to sign up to help with outreach events around Portland and field work in the forest or partner with Bark staff to... read more

hand drawn illustration of mt. hood in front of a field of native plant species with a sign held by birds reading free mt. hood Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:45pm to 7:15pm

While Bark has been successful in stopping thousands of acres of commercial logging on these public lands, the root source of these destructive projects is the Mt. Hood Forest Management Plan itself, which remains focused on commercial timber extraction and each new project is more destructive... read more

A group of people squatting in the forest around a large map, pointing intently Rad◦i◦cle: Groundtruthing 101: Fun with Maps
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Groundtruthing involves documenting threats to public forests and finding inconsistencies between what logging plans say and what is actually happening on the ground. This information is essential for building a legal and public case for stopping destructive projects and is a great introduction... read more

April Ecology Club: Bigfoot
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood or seasonal skills to give the community a deeper appreciation and understanding of NW ecology. Some months, Ecology Club, will feature presenters bringing their unique
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groundtruther in red outdoor jacket holding a measuring tape against a large tree trunk in the forest Rad◦i◦cle: Groundtruthing 201: Fun in the Forest
Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

For part two of our April Groundtruthing training, we will learn to safely navigate our way through the forest with basic map and compass skills, play detective amongst the trees, and learn to see all the things that make an ecosystem healthy as well as the problems associated with proposed... read more

image of mixed, almost old growth conifers from the trunks up to the gray sky April Bark About Hike: Climate Change and the Zigzag Timber Sale
Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join Bark and 350PDX this month for a hike focused on carbon storage and climate change adaptation in Mt. Hood National Forest! Bark is excited to partner with 350PDX’s new Forest & Climate Team to explore the proposed... read more

hand drawn illustration of mt. hood in front of a field of native plant species with a sign held by birds reading free mt. hood Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 5:45pm to 7:15pm

While Bark has been successful in stopping thousands of acres of commercial logging on these public lands, the root source of these destructive projects is the Mt. Hood Forest Management Plan itself, which remains focused on commercial timber extraction and each new project is more destructive... read more

close up texture of mint green lichen on red tree bark May Bark About: Lichen Hike
Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Join us to explore the unbelievable world of lichens! Lichens do everything from "fixing" atmospheric nitrogen to providing key nesting materials for birds. Are lichens organisms or ecosystems? Are they fungal greenhouses or algal farmsteads? Find out for yourself this month with Bark's lichen... read more

close up of mint green lichen against red bark with text that reads ecology club the second Wednesday of every month 6:30 to 8:30 May Ecology Club: Lichen Night!
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

For our May Ecology Club, we will explore the unbelievable world of lichens! Lichens do everything from "fixing" atmospheric nitrogen to providing key nesting materials for birds. Are lichens organisms or ecosystems? Are they fungal greenhouses or algal farmsteads? Find out for yourself this... read more

hand drawn illustration of mt. hood in front of a field of native plant species with a sign held by birds reading free mt. hood Free Mt. Hood Campaign Committee
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 5:45pm to 7:15pm

While Bark has been successful in stopping thousands of acres of commercial logging on these public lands, the root source of these destructive projects is the Mt. Hood Forest Management Plan itself, which remains focused on commercial timber extraction and each new project is more destructive... read more