Bark Alert: Ten of Bark's Favorite Places

Some parts of Mt Hood National Forest you've heard of, others you may not know... more

Bark halts over 800 acres of logging near Olallie Lakes

In response to concerns from Bark, Oregon Wild and several individuals, the Forest Service has dropped 869 acres from a proposed timber sale south of Mt. Hood. more

Gary Wiseman working on Signal Fire project at Bark in Portland, ORCritical Habitat: Bark's Artist-in-Residence on Protecting Our Wild and Creative Places

I spent the afternoon in Bark’s new gathering space with Gary Wiseman, Bark’s Artist-in-Residence. We talked about loss of critical habitat for artists in Portland, aesthetically interesting finds from his explorations in Mt. Hood National Forest, and the unique work that he is currently undertaking through a collaboration with Signal Fire, a non-profit that provides opportunities for artists and activists to engage in the natural world more

road decommissioning in Mt Hood National ForestSandy Post: Erasing Any Trace

Bark has worked with the Forest Service for years to help evaluate and eliminate unneeded and harmful roads from Mt. Hood National Forest. Bark's Restoration Coordinator, Russ Plaeger, recently documented the decommissioning of old logging roads near the Old Maid Flat area accompanied by local journalists. more

Fight Climate Change through Protecting Forests

It is time to make the connection between climate change and forest protection! Tell your Senators to oppose S.1691, the so-called “National Forest Ecosystem Improvement Act of 2015." more

Bark Alert: Cooper Spur Land Exchange

Dear Friends of the Forest,

"The main thing I'm feeling is the irony of it. We spend hundreds of hours fighting because they're trying to log in riparian reserves and build roads more


September Bark About
Sun, Sep 13th at 9:00 am

Join Lola, long time Barker and volunteer Hike Leader to explore the Polallie-Cooper Timber Sale.

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Ecology Club
Mon, Sep 14th at 6:00 pm

Join us each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood

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Groundtruthing 101: Fun with Maps
Thu, Oct 1st at 6:00 pm

Groundtruthing involves documenting threats to public forests and finding inconsistencies between what the Forest Service says and what... read more

Groundtruthing 201: Fun in the Forest
Sat, Oct 3rd at 9:00 am

This will be the second part of our October Groundtruthing training. We will learn to safely navigate our way through... read more

October Bark About: Mushroom hike
Sun, Oct 11th at 9:00 am

It is time for the annual Mushroom Bark About!

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Ecology Club
Mon, Oct 12th at 6:00 pm

Join us each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood

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Bark TV

Background on the controversial Jazz Timber Sale