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Big timber sale proposed in Mount Hood National Forest
05/02/2017

"It is a truly enormous project," Bell said. "Bark has been working on Mount Hood timber sales for 15 years, and this is the largest we've seen."

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Congratulations on a great People's Forest Forum!
04/15/2017

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

Volunteer at the People's Forest Forum!
04/10/2017

Calling all volunteers!

 

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

Crystal Clear: This proposal is not a fire mitigation project to protect the forest.
03/28/2017

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 Hood...read more

Equip a volunteer with field gear today!
03/24/2017

The Forest Service just proposed the largest logging...read more

Biggest Timber Sale Ever!
03/24/2017

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 "...read more

E&E News: Federal fire policy may be based on faulty science
03/14/2017

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?

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The People's Forest Forum and the Future of Mt. Hood
03/14/2017

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

Bark's Dynamic Duo
03/10/2017

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...

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A Mt.Hood Lovers' Poem
02/14/2017

did you get my love notes?
 on the wings of chickadees
dripping down the lichen curtains
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Analysis of New Threats to the Forest
02/06/2017

Can we say unprecedented disaster?  The barrage of presidential Executive Orders and congressional actions is not easy to keep up with nor is it clear what to do in response. To help ease the...read more

Bark embraces organized labor in our office
01/23/2017

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.

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Mt. Hood in winter with rainbowForest Dream Team
01/09/2017

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.

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Bold Moves in the New Year
12/28/2016

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

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