Your voice matters - act today to protect Mt. Hood National Forest

Tell Rep. Schrader not to silence the public in National Forest Management, and to vote NO on HR 2936. more

FAQs about our new Executive Director, Rob Sadowsky

Read some answers to questions that you might have for our new Executive Director, Rob Sadowsky like: Where is your favorite place to hike in Mt. Hood National Forest? or What kind of chocolate is best for s'mores? more

Experts: More logging and thinning to battle wildfires might just burn taxpayer dollars

In the wake of one of the worst fire seasons in Montana history, Montana lawmakers in Washington, D.C., and many others have called for more logging and thinning in forests as a way to “fireproof” the state and create more jobs at timber mills. more

Welcoming CWA Local 7901

Welcome to Bark, CWA Local 7901! more

Protect the forest around Tamanawas Falls

The Polallie Cooper Timber Sale area includes some of the most popular hiking and mountain biking trails in Mt. Hood National Forest, 687 acres of critical habitat for the Northern Spotted Owl and surrounds the Wild and Scenic East Fork of the Hood River. more

Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging

“Much of what the Forest Service has described as the ‘desired future conditions’ which logging would create - such as stand density and percentage of canopy cover - already exists in these areas” said Bark’s Forest Watch Coordinator Michael Krochta. more

Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale

Comments must be submitted by Friday, September 22nd by 4:30pm to:

Casey Gatz, Team Leader

Barlow Ranger District

Mt. Hood National Forest

780 NE Court Street more

After the Fire

This is so awesome when you think about it; the ways in which the creeks we frequent, the streamside forests and the salmon have evolved together in such intricate, amazing ways over the eons. more

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October Ecology Club: Mushroom Night!
Wed, Oct 25th at 6:30 pm

Join us in October for our third annual mushroom night!

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Fall Volunteer Orientation
Thu, Oct 26th at 6:00 pm

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Intro to Forest Policy: Forest Fire Edition
Thu, Nov 2nd at 6:00 pm

How has history created "public lands" and how has "ownership"... read more

No Nestlé in the Gorge!
Thu, Nov 9th at 7:00 pm

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Seed Collection of Mt. Hood's Pollinator Plants
Thu, Nov 9th at 7:00 pm

As part of the Native Plant Society of Oregon's monthly programming, Bark's Forest Watch Coordinator Michael Krochta will give background of the organization and how they work with the USFS Botanists to collect seeds of native pollinator plants to replant and restore pollinator habitat on the Mt. Hood National Forest.

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November Bark About: Fire Hike
Sun, Nov 12th at 9:00 am

Wildfire has been a very misunderstood, but essential and beneficial aspect of our forests.  Join hike leaders Kyla Zaret, Matt Mavko... read more

Doug Fir conesNovember Ecology Club: Conifers of Mt. Hood
Wed, Nov 15th 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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Bark TV

Returning to the controversial Jazz Timber Sale