Bark's Summer Base Camp is up and running!

Our group campsite will be free of charge and family-friendly, and thanks to generous donations from our supporters and local businesses - breakfast and dinner will be provided! more

10 days 'til Base Camp!

Audie, Base Camp Coordinator

One of my favorite things about being a Barker is that we create amazing opportunities for people to get into Mt. Hood National Forest.  This summer we’ more

Logging is up but jobs are down - why?

The modernization of the timber industry over the past 20 years has resulted in the loss of many thousands of jobs which cannot be regained by an increase in timber volume harvested. more

Montana's U.S. Senator Daines Lies for the Timber Industry

So what did happen to all those timber industry jobs? more

Mt. HoodMt. Hood is more than just a pretty picture.

This summer we are asking Barkers: Why is Mt. Hood special to you? more

Bark volunteer planting a tree in old logging roadGood News for the Clackamas River

The Forest Service will contract with a local company to remove the roads, which means that we are creating jobs this summer for heavy equipment operators. Forest habitat gets restored, water quality is protected, and people get hired; Yahoo! It doesn’t get much better than that. more

Accountability vs. the "Collaborative Shield"

Fact check: The Hood River Stew Crew did not collectively endorse recommendations to the Forest Service regarding the Polallie Cooper Project. more

Pull the Plug, Governor Brown!

It’s time now, Governor Brown. The people have spoken. Don’t waste more tax dollars on a state process to transfer our public water when Gorge residents overwhelmingly said they don’t want Nestlé controlling their water. more

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Forest Forum Theater @ Base Camp
Fri, Sep 2nd at 7:00 pm

Forum theater is a tool for teaching people how to change their world. It was created by Augusto Boal as a part of the “Theater of the Oppressed”. It is designed to empower people to engage with others to stop injustice and de-escalate conflict.

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Base Camp Kids: Plant for the Planet Academy
Sun, Sep 4th at 9:00 am

At the Academy, students learn to inspire Climate Change efforts, teaching one another about Climate Change through making presentations, planting trees, and participating in other activities as Ambassadors for Climate Justice.

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Plant Wisdom Hike with the Arctos School
Sun, Sep 4th at 10:00 am

Join Missy Rohs and Gradey Proctor from the Arctos School as we explore forests both recently logged and beautiful old growth forests... read more

Climate Weekend w/ 350PDX @ Base Camp!
Fri, Sep 2nd at 5:00 pm

Climate Weekend at Bark! Basecamp September 2nd-5th

The amazing organizers and volunteers over at 350PDX will... read more

Understanding Forest Connectivity: Streams and Climate Change
Mon, Sep 5th at 10:00 am

Paula Hood, Co-Director of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project, will lead a hike focused on helping people understand the impacts of climate change on forest ecology.

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Battle for Public Lands: The Elliott State Forest
Fri, Sep 9th at 7:00 pm

This presentation will cover the past and pending lawsuits to save the Elliott habitat, public lands access, and the state of the Marbled Murrelet.

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Wildlife Tracking Hike w/ Cascadia Wild
Sat, Sep 10th at 10:00 am

Cascadia Wild will introduce and strengthen folks ability to read animal signs in Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Bark TV

Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale