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Street Roots Current IssueStreet Roots Cover Story
10/27/2015

The outstanding 6-page story in Street Roots featuring our campaign to stop logging in the Jazz Timber Sale is out on the streets this week. Support your local vendor by picking up a copy today!

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Groundtruthing Training in Mt. Hood National ForestWatchdogs Dig the Dirt
10/07/2015

Barkers!

Do you ever think about how much worse things could be without the watchdogs?

This past week, another dozen forest watchdogs were trained to be...read more

No Nestle protest at Oxbow Springs Cascade Locks, ORLocal group files to vote on Nestlé
09/21/2015

We have just received word that the residents of Hood River County have made history today -- a citizen ballot measure has been filed for the people to decide on the proposed Nestlé bottling plant. Today, Bark stands with the people of Cascade Locks as they determine their community’s future.

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Bark Alert: Summer recap, fall events calendar, and Rad◦i◦cle
09/20/2015

Thank you all for a great summer! Below you will find the calendar of events for the next several weeks. Some of these events will fill up fast so visit the website or follow the links below to RSVP and claim a spot for you and a friend!

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Bark Alert: Spinning Fire
09/09/2015

What if I told you the number of acres burning this summer is not actually more than should be expected? What if the Forest Service policy of suppressing all fire ignitions wastes millions of federal dollars? What if the media has it all wrong?

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Bark Alert: Ten of Bark's Favorite Places
08/18/2015

Some parts of Mt Hood National Forest you've heard of, others you may not know...

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Bark halts over 800 acres of logging near Olallie Lakes
08/14/2015

In response to concerns from Bark, Oregon Wild and several individuals, the Forest Service has dropped 869 acres from a proposed timber sale south of Mt. Hood.

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Gary Wiseman working on Signal Fire project at Bark in Portland, ORCritical Habitat: Bark's Artist-in-Residence on Protecting Our Wild and Creative Places
08/13/2015

I spent the afternoon in Bark’s new gathering space with Gary Wiseman, Bark’s Artist-in-Residence. We talked about loss of critical habitat for artists in Portland, aesthetically interesting finds from his explorations in Mt. Hood National Forest, and the unique work that he is currently undertaking through a collaboration with Signal Fire, a non-profit that provides opportunities for artists and activists to engage in the natural world

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road decommissioning in Mt Hood National ForestSandy Post: Erasing Any Trace
08/10/2015

Bark has worked with the Forest Service for years to help evaluate and eliminate unneeded and harmful roads from Mt. Hood National Forest. Bark's Restoration Coordinator, Russ Plaeger, recently documented the decommissioning of old logging roads near the Old Maid Flat area accompanied by local journalists.

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Fight Climate Change through Protecting Forests
08/05/2015

It is time to make the connection between climate change and forest protection! Tell your Senators to oppose S.1691, the so-called “National Forest Ecosystem Improvement Act of 2015."

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Bark Alert: Cooper Spur Land Exchange
07/29/2015

Dear Friends of the Forest,

"The main thing I'm feeling is the irony of it. We spend hundreds of hours fighting because they're trying to log in riparian reserves and build roads in...read more

OR-25 confirmed on Mt. HoodBark Alert: Wolf in Mt. Hood
07/21/2015

This past April, a collared wolf was confirmed in the forests of Mt. Hood! Wolves have been extirpated from the Cascades since 1947 and wildlife advocates around the Pacific Northwest have worked...read more

Bark Alert: A Clear Cut Motive
07/15/2015

The BLM is having some unsettling daydreams about the future of our forests. They remind me of when I first started volunteering a few years back and Barkers had been trying to stop a logging project called Annie’s Cabin.

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Bark Alert: Summer Party!
07/07/2015

I love the feeling of walking into a place filled with maps and photographs of my favorite places on Mt. Hood, books on what lives in our forests, and a community of people staying informed and sharing everything they know about how to defend our forests.

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Bark Alert: Tinder Loving Care
06/30/2015

Bark is honored to present Dr. Dominick DellaSala, discussing his new book, The Ecological Importance of Mixed-Severity Forest Fires: Nature’s Phoenix at two upcoming events.

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