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Join us out in the forest and wetlands of Mt. Hood for some volunteer days!

Bark’s mission is to transform Mt. Hood National Forest into a place where natural processes prevail, where wildlife thrives and where local communities have a social, cultural, and economic investment in its restoration and preservation.

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This is a close up of the groundcover near a wetland. There are bright green leaves, one plant covering the ground and another set of leaves which belong to a droopy purple flower.

Wetland Mapping Volunteer Day

October 14, 2022

9:00am to 5:00pm

This is a close up of a cut log with turkey wing mushroom growing on it. The log has moss growing on its bark and other green wetland plants in the background.

Beaver Habitat Survey

October 16, 2022

9:00am to 5:00pm

A close up of what looks like thimbleberry in the scrub shrub habitat of a wetland. Picture taken in a wetland within the Timothy Lake area.

Beaver Habitat Survey

October 22, 2022

9:00am to 5:00pm

A close of coral root, with white flowers and a purple stem found in the Gate Creek Timber Sale.

Groundtruthing Volunteer Day

October 26, 2022

9:00am to 5:00pm

Color photo of a group of Bark Volunteers posed for the camera sitting on a pile of logged, branchless trees. The looks on each of their faces are stern, as the entire scope of the camera is filled by these giant piles.

Join us for some community science this summer groundtruthing proposed timber sales and mapping beaver habitat & wetlands!

Bark defends the forests around the Clackamas River and provides free trainings, resources & tools to the community for free.

Solutions abound – we just need the courage, enthusiasm, and political will to implement change.

Contact your legislators and other key decision-makers about restoring beaver habitat to the beaver state!

Bark affirms that these are the rightful lands of the Multnomah, Kathlamet, and Clackamas bands of the Chinuk, Tualitin Kalapuya, Molalla, Tenino, Wasco, Wishram, Paiute, and the many other Native people who live here and who have always lived here. These Tribal Nations belong to and care for this land and we honor these Nations’ continued existence and resilience, as their sacrifices are still ongoing. We acknowledge their long-lasting and tireless work to nurture, advocate, and protect these lands in the Pacific Northwest.