Thanks for a great People's Forest Forum

On a gloriously sunny Saturday, more than 100 people filled the Sunnyside Community Center to discuss the future of Mt. more

Volunteer at the People's Forest Forum!

Calling all volunteers!


The People’s Forest Forum for the Future of Mt. Hood is happening this Saturday, more

Crystal Clear: This proposal is not a fire mitigation project to protect the forest.

To our friends at USFS and beyond.


In the eleven years I have called Portland my home I have been fortunate to spend many hours exploring the diverse ecosystems of Mt more

Equip a volunteer with field gear today!

The Forest Service just proposed the largest more

Biggest Timber Sale Ever!

Earlier this month, the Forest Service released their 30-day public comment period for the largest single timber sale we've ever seen in Mt. Hood National Forest. The " more

E&E News: Federal fire policy may be based on faulty science

For years, the debate over federal wildfire policy has been based on a simple premise: Thinning the forest makes out-of-control fire less likely. But what if the opposite were true? more

The People's Forest Forum and the Future of Mt. Hood

I want to tell you a story. In two weeks it will be more

Bark's Dynamic Duo

Maybe for the first time in your life you are talking to strangers about what matters to you. Last year Justice canvassed 2,989 people about... more

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Native Plants and Pollinators of Mt Hood
Thu, Apr 27th at 7:00 pm

This event will include a presentation by David Lebo, Lead Botanist for the Mt. Hood National Forest, who is collaborating on a project with Bark and NPSO-PDX for the collection of seeds of plants which promote pollinators in our backyard forest.

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Botany Crash Course pt 1: Fundraiser Bark's Resource Library
Thu, May 4th at 6:30 pm

Gradey Proctor of the Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies will take us on a tour of the terms and tools one needs to properly ID plants in the Northwest.

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Crash Course in Botany Part 2: A Fundraiser for the Bark Resource Library
Fri, May 5th at 9:00 am

Gradey Proctor of the Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies will take us on a tour of the terms and tools one needs to properly ID plants in the Northwest

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Bark About Hike Leader Training
Sun, May 7th at 9:00 am

Do you love sharing your enthusiasm for Mt. Hood with others? Ever considered leading a Bark hike? At this hike leader training, we will provide you with all the tools you need to facilitate a meaningful and fun experience in the forest. You will recieve a primer in navigation, emergency preparedness, and the art of crafting a conservation-themed hike tailored to a broad audience.

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May Ecology Club
Mon, May 8th at 6:30 pm

Join us on the second Monday of each month to discuss an ecological theme that pertains to Bark’s work on Mt Hood or seasonal skills to... read more

June Bark About Hike
Sun, Jun 11th 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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