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Winter Solstice Volunteer of the Season - Paula Hood
12/20/2005

Volunteers are essential to the work we do at Bark. It is largely because of their efforts that Bark is so successful. Volunteer of the Season acknowledgement is one way we say Thanks!...read more

clearcuts on Mt. HoodRegion's lumber production expected to top out this year
12/16/2005

The region's lumber mills are on pace to set a 15-year production record this year, but a slowing national housing market will tamp down output next year, says a report Thursday by the Western Wood Products Association....read more

Xerces Society Study on Logging to Control "Pests"
12/01/2005

Learn more about forest insect "pests"! The Xerces Society has just released a report discussing the importance of native bugs to the forest ecosystem....read more

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA): A Precious Process
11/23/2005

NEPA is a procedural Act, that requires a particular process, not outcome. NEPA requires federal agencies to assess the impact that their actions will have on the environment and is a bedrock environemtal law used to hold the government accountable....read more

Hemlock stump, later measured at 4 1/2 feet in diameterReport Back: Bark hike to Hipo Timber Sale
11/15/2005

The October Bark Field trip was to the Hipo timber sale, one of four sales sold as part of the Hilynx Timber Sale...read more

As they decay, logs tell a story
08/24/2005

"A Douglas fir, when it dies, hosts thousands of species," Harmon said....read more

Northern Spotted Owl Factsheet
09/24/2004

Findings of a September 2004 report delivered to US Fish and Wildlife Service regarding the Northern Spotted Owl....read more

All that remains of Unit 9Notes from the Guard Timber Sale
06/24/2004

Twenty minutes from Estacada and moments from the popular Helens Lake Shore camp site the Guard timber sale on Mt. Hood National Forest is in its final stages of being logged....read more

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