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Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging
09/19/2017

“Much of what the Forest Service has described as the ‘desired future conditions’ which logging would create - such as stand density and percentage of canopy cover - already exists in these areas” said Bark’s Forest Watch Coordinator Michael Krochta.

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Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale
09/19/2017

Comments must be submitted by Friday, September 22nd by 4:30pm to:

Casey Gatz, Team Leader

Barlow Ranger District

Mt. Hood National Forest

780 NE Court Street

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After the Fire
09/18/2017

This is so awesome when you think about it; the ways in which the creeks we frequent, the streamside forests and the salmon have evolved together in such intricate, amazing ways over the eons.

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Lessons from the Eagle Creek Fire
09/15/2017

The truth about fire and logging.

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Gnarl Ridge fire near Tilly Jane areaBark's Policy on Forest Fire and Ecology
09/12/2017

Read Bark's Fire Policy, background information, and fire science resources list.

You can read an abbreviated version of Bark's Fire Policy here and find the full policy including background information and a list of fire science resources in the document linked below. ...read more

Forest Fire Q & A
09/07/2017

You may have a lot of questions about fire's impact on the forest or climate right now, and we have some answers for you. Please spread this information far and wide!

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Camping, policy, field work; Bark does it all.
08/31/2017

Last Friday, I got to see first-hand how well this team pulls together, especially under pressure. After 12 years volunteering with Bark, my new role of Interim Executive Director gives me a...read more

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Released: Crystal Clear Timber Sale
08/25/2017

The Mt. Hood National Forest has recently released a Preliminary Assessment for the Crystal Clear Restoration Project located on the Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts. The Forest Service is now seeking comments from those that may be interested in or affected by this project.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Base Camp Celebration!
Fri, Oct 6th at 6:00 pm

Bark staff and volunteers invite you to a celebration of the success of this year's summer campout,... read more

October Ecology Club: Mushroom Night!
Mon, Oct 9th at 6:30 pm

Join us in October for our... read more

Fall Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Oct 26th at 6:00 pm

If you are interested in... read more

Intro to Forest Policy: Forest Fire Edition
Thu, Nov 2nd at 6:30 pm

How has history created "public lands" and how has "ownership"... read more

November Bark About Hike
Sun, Nov 12th at 9:00 am

Since the beginning, Bark has offered free, monthly hikes to Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding public lands. We believe that by... read more

November Ecology Club
Mon, Nov 13th at 6:30 pm

Join us on the second Monday of each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood or seasonal skills to... read more

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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale