the logged forestTrump threatens Mt. Hood's Forests

Donate now to keep Bark’s “boots on the ground” all summer — together we will protect Mt. Hood National Forest! more

Stop the Return of Lawless Logging

As you read this, the entire fabric of laws and regulations governing logging and land management on federal lands is under attack from a bill moving more

Invest in Our Future

A message from Ember, age 12:

I know that trees pull carbon out of the atmosphere and store it, but when they are cut down, they release it. Because of that... more

What will become of Waucoma Ridge?

About a 30-minute drive from Hood River, OR on the east side of Waucoma Ridge and south of Mt. Defiance you will find a vast and “ more

Bark wins on biomass!

Portland and Multnomah County say NO to biomass from public lands… more

Local Groups Oppose Biomass in Renewable Energy Resolution

May 26, 2017
Re: Request for Changes in Renewable Resolution

Dear Chair Kafoury and Commissioners Smith, Vega Pederson, Meieran, and Stegmann,

Thank you for the hard work more

Bark is hiring an Executive Director

In July, Alex will step down as Executive Director to spend more time with family and to pursue other passions. During Alex’s time at Bark, we have protected Mt. Hood from off-road vehicle damage, logging roads, a gas pipeline, a Nestlé water... more

Protect Forests, Say no to Biomass
05/19/2017 we want new clearcuts on the Mt. Hood National Forest called "renewable" biomass projects? more

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July Bark About Hike: Pollinators of Mt. Hood
Sun, Jul 9th at 9:00 am

Bark will be co-sponsoring our monthly Bark About hike with the Portand Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon (NPSO-PDX) to delve into the wonderful world of the pollinators and their flowers

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July Ecology Club: Bat Night!
Mon, Jul 10th at 6:30 pm

This month, join us for Bat night! Bats are essential to forest ecosystems for their roles as predators, pollinators and seed dispersers. 

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Groundtruthing 101: Fun with Maps
Thu, Jul 27th at 6:00 pm

Groundtruthing involves documenting threats to public forests and finding inconsistencies between what the Forest Service says and what is actually occurring on the ground.

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Groundtruthing 201: Fun in the Forest
Sat, Jul 29th at 9:00 am

This will be the field session and part two of our July Groundtruthing training.

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August Bark About Hike
Sun, Aug 13th 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

August Ecology Club
Mon, Aug 14th 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

Bark Summer Base Camp
Thu, Aug 24th at 9:00 am


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