The Industry Strikes Back

Tell your representatives, no clearcuts on public land! more

Big timber sale proposed in Mount Hood National Forest

"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." more

Congratulations on 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, April 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 Hood 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

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

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

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 more

A Mt.Hood Lovers' Poem

did you get my love notes?
 on the wings of chickadees
dripping down the lichen curtains more

Analysis of New Threats to the Forest

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 more

Bark embraces organized labor in our office

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 more

Mt. Hood in winter with rainbowForest Dream Team

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 more