Bark embraces organized labor in our office

Leaders from the labor union Communications Workers of America and Bark, the local watchdog organization protecting Mt. Hood National Forest, have announced that Bark’s canvassing staff joined CWA Local 7901 union. Bark’s Board of Directors and Executive Director have voluntarily recognized the union. more

Mt. Hood in winter with rainbowForest Dream Team

I am starting this year with a strong feeling that we as a community have the tools we need to tackle the challenges the coming year brings. more

Bold Moves in the New Year

Bark is taking bold action during this dire moment for public lands. Are you with us? more

Molalla River logging and Bark is hiring

In June, 2008, Barkers had just hiked 47 miles across Mt. Hood National Forest to document... more

Protect the reason you're here...

Bark protects our beloved trails and camping spots from logging and development! more

Bark Hiring Canvass Director

Protect Mt. Hood National Forest as Bark’s new canvass director in Portland, Oregon more

BLM Cancels 88 Acres of Logging along the Molalla River

The Salem office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has dropped 88 acres of logging from a timber sale surrounding the Upper Molalla River called “Hole in the Road Timber Management Project” more

Bark's Winter Wish List

Our gear needs a little refresh and restocking! Can you donate any of these supplies? more

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Is the Palomar Pipeline back?
Tue, Jan 31st at 6:30 pm

Join Columbia Riverkeeper and Bark for a presentation to learn how the Trail West Pipeline threatens Mt. Hood and why the world’s largest methanol refineries would undermine our region’s commitments to fight climate change.

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February Bark About Hike: Wildlife Tracking
Sun, Feb 12th 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... read more

February Ecology Club: Wildlife Tracking
Mon, Feb 13th at 6:30 pm

This month we are excited to have the friendly folks from Cascadia Wild... read more

Winter 2017 Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Feb 16th at 6:30 pm

Bark's mission includes actively growing the forest advocacy movement by giving people like you the tools and training they need to be effective forest defenders.

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March Bark About Hike: Place and Belonging
Sun, Mar 12th at 9:00 am

On this hike we will explore a timber sale through the lens of ecology, wildcrafting and storytelling in our quest to re-inhabit the land as one way to make it through these troubling times.

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March Ecology Club: Stories of Place
Mon, Mar 13th at 6:30 pm

Come with your stories from Mt Hood and beyond as we use our words in gratitude and re-connection.

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April Bark About Hike
Sun, Apr 9th 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


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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale