What is Bark's Community Mapping Project?

"Representation of geographic information through the science of cartography is not neutral and is in no way separate from the broader power relations present in society" more

Stop Logging on the North Slope

We received notice today of the final 30-day public comment period for the controversial Polallie Cooper Timber Sale. more

Polallie CooperProposed Logging on Mt. Hood Will Affect the Future of Cooper Spur

Today, the Mt. Hood National Forest released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Polallie Cooper Timber Sale, a controversial logging project proposed in the Cooper Spur area on Mt. Hood’s north slope. more

Public Meeting Scheduled for Polallie Cooper Timber Sale

Today, the Forest Service released a date for a public meeting to address this controversial project: Wednesday, February 10 (exact time is TBA). more

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!

Bark’s free activist training program, more

Forest RoadSummary of Mt. Hood's Travel Analysis Report

In December of 2015, the Mt. Hood National Forest released the conclusion to its Travel Analysis Process, entitled the Travel Analysis Report (TAR). This report outlines the forest's existing road system and identifes opportunities to achieve what the agency defines as a "more sustainable system of roads". more

Response to Malheur Refuge Standoff

As an organization committed to the very long road of constant negotiation over the future of our wild places and public lands, Bark stands with the many environmental groups and rural community members who do not welcome this hateful political crusade in Oregon. more

Mt. Hood Releases its Long-awaited Travel Analysis Report

Forest Service takes a hard look at their road system and sees...opportunity?

The U.S. Forest Service is responsible for more than 8 times as many miles of road in more

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February Ecology Club: Wildlife tracking
Mon, Feb 8th at 6:30 pm

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!

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Wolves Return to an Altered World: Oregon’s Predator Politics and Climate Change
Tue, Feb 9th at 6:30 pm

Join us at the Bark office to hear from Kimberly and Alex, a couple of our 'volunteerns' who have been working to build Bark's... read more

Polallie CooperPublic Meeting for the Polallie Cooper Cooper Timber Sale
Wed, Feb 10th at 5:00 pm

The Mt Hood National Forest is holding a public meeting to discuss the Polallie Cooper II Timber Sale.

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February Bark About: Wildlife tracking
Sun, Feb 14th at 9:00 am

This month Bark and Cascadia Wild are teaming up to lead a winter tracking hike in Mt. Hood National Forest. Learn the art of animal tracking and how to help protect our threatened local forests. Cascadia Wild is dedicated to teaching people about the natural world and inspiring personal connection to nature, while Bark is dedicated to protecting Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Bark volunteers planting trees in ZigZag Winter Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Feb 18th at 6:00 pm

Are you interested in becoming more involved in Bark's work to protect Mt. Hood National Forest? This introductory session is... read more


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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale