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

We Cannot Lose Any More

Your support today will inspire 70,000 people to get engaged and speak out! more

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Bark group campBase Camp Launch!
Tue, Aug 2nd at 3:00 pm

Meet up at Trader Joe's in Hollywood to join the first wave of Base Campers to help set up the site!

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Summer Base Camp
Tue, Aug 2nd at 5:00 pm

Join Bark's groundtruthing and training camp-out along the Clackamas River, near Bagby Hot Springs. Learn how to field check a timber sale, and many other skills as we camp, work, and explore together in the forest.

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Doug Fir conesAugust Ecology Club: Conifers of Mt. Hood
Mon, Aug 8th at 6:30 pm

Ecology Club meets monthly in Bark's library space to share knowledge and skills related to the unique ecological setting of Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Forest Forum Theater at Base Camp
Thu, Aug 11th 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... read more

Caminata en la naturaleza
Fri, Aug 12th at 11:00 am

Ven, la descubre la naturaleza! Trees, insects, birds y mas en español! Será el 12 de agosto,  El Campamento Base de Bark en el Mt.... read more

Western BumblebeeNative Seed Scouting at Base Camp
Sat, Aug 13th at 9:00 am

Join Bark and the Portland Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon (NPSO-PDX) for an exciting co-sponsored plant survey surrounding Mt. Hood!

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August Bark About: Little Crater Lake Trail Action
Sun, Aug 14th at 9:00 am

Join Bark volunteers for an easy hike to one of the most beautiful spots in the forest to engage hikers with Bark’s mission. We will be... read more


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Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale