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Studies Find Danger to Forests in Thinning Without Burning
11/14/2006

Thinning forests without also burning accumulated brush and deadwood may increase forest fire damage rather than reduce it, researchers at the Forest Service reported in two recent studies....read more

Pombo's ambitious agenda didn't yield much in the end
11/11/2006

Controversial career of powerful California congressman Richard Pombo, sponsor of so-called "Healthy Forests Initiative," comes to a close....read more

Bark's 2006 Post Election Review
11/10/2006

Your guide to key election results that impact the future of our forests....read more

October Bark-Alert 2006
10/19/2006

TOPICS: Eightmile Timber Sale logged, fire ecology Bark-About in November, and your help needed to stop congress from gutting forest protections....read more

Bark's win on No Whisky also helps to limit off-road vehicle abuse.Bark saves 335 acres of forest from No Whisky Timber Sale!
08/04/2006

Negotiations also led to a plan to decrease off-road vehicle abuse in the Clackamas River watershed....read more

New Wilderness for Mt. Hood: Bark analyzes new bill
04/06/2006

Will new legislation introduced by Congressmen Earl Blumenauer and Greg Walden solve problems or create more?...read more

Panel Suggests Breaking OSU's Ties to Timber Industry
03/22/2006

Report faults OSU forestry dean, urges reforms Research - A panel cites poor judgment and urges a need for distance from timber interests....read more

Oregonian Opinion: The OSU Forestry Controversy
02/28/2006

At last week's oversight hearing on forest science in Medford, Daniel Donato, a graduate student at Oregon State University's School of Forestry, was taught a harsh lesson in political science......read more

Research rattles forestry school
02/24/2006

Timber - A graduate student's paper goes against the Oregon State college's beliefs on salvage logging and threatens funding...read more

Judge finds Bush anti-wildlife rule illegal
01/10/2006

A federal judge who struck down a Bush administration decision to ease logging restrictions last summer issued an injunction Monday blocking as many as 144 timber sales in three states....read more

Bark Defends Mt. Hood in Hood River News
01/04/2006

New year could end decades of land disputes....read more

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

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