LATEST NEWS

Polallie CooperProposed Logging on Mt. Hood Will Affect the Future of Cooper Spur
01/26/2016

Today, the Mt. Hood National Forest released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Polallie Cooper Timber Sale, a controversial logging project proposed in the Cooper Spur area on Mt. Hood’s north slope.

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Public Meeting Scheduled for Polallie Cooper Timber Sale
01/22/2016

Today, the Forest Service released a date for a public meeting to address this controversial project: Wednesday, February 10 (exact time is TBA).

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Mark your calendars: Film Screenings, Trainings, Hikes and Events
01/12/2016

I love being out in the forest no matter the season, but winter is a great time to learn about Mt. Hood's forests in the warm, dry Bark office!

Bark’s free activist training program,...read more

Forest RoadSummary of Mt. Hood's Travel Analysis Report
01/08/2016

In December of 2015, the Mt. Hood National Forest released the conclusion to its Travel Analysis Process, entitled the Travel Analysis Report (TAR). This report outlines the forest's existing road system and identifes opportunities to achieve what the agency defines as a "more sustainable system of roads".

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Response to Malheur Refuge Standoff
01/04/2016

As an organization committed to the very long road of constant negotiation over the future of our wild places and public lands, Bark stands with the many environmental groups and rural community members who do not welcome this hateful political crusade in Oregon.

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Mt. Hood Releases its Long-awaited Travel Analysis Report
01/01/2016

Forest Service takes a hard look at their road system and sees...opportunity?

The U.S. Forest Service is responsible for more than 8 times as many miles of road in Oregon...read more

Barkers Raise Their Voices for Protecting Mt. Hood Forests!
12/29/2015

We're in our final push in our year-end fundraising efforts. Thank you to the many Bark supporters who have helped us reach our goal! Read some of the amazing testimonials that Barkers have shared with their donations this month. We have just over $3,000 left to go -- can you help us get there!

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Voices of Bark: Audie Fuller
12/26/2015

Bark has supported me as an activist in my community.

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Voices of Bark: Caroline Chrysanthemum Fuller
12/25/2015

I want to be an activist like my mom when I grow up.

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Ride On
12/23/2015

While the Forest Service’s blank check approach to fire suppression is a problem that needs attention and creative solutions; none should include a mandate for increased, expedited logging on public lands.

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Mt. Hood National Forest in winterOur Forests are a Carbon Solution
12/10/2015

Mt. Hood National Forest’s unique ecology makes it one of the most significant carbon sinks in the country, but the Forest Service continues to disregard the devastating effects of logging under the guise of restoration.

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Voices of Bark: Chet Lee
12/08/2015

The most effective work takes persistence.

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Oregonians Rally to Protect the Climate through Defending Forests
12/07/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Michael Krochta
Phone: (530) 902-9027
12/07/2015...read more

Voices of Bark: Marco Johnson
12/01/2015

Our friends at the Half Pint Cafe in SE Portland want to ensure that Mt. Hood's forests are protected.

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