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Voices of Bark: Kate Stuart
11/17/2015

We've asked Barkers to lend us their voices about what they love most about Mt. Hood's forests and rivers and the organization who empowers people to defend it!

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Kate McCarthy 1917-2015
11/15/2015

On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Mt. Hood lost one of its greatest advocates. Kate McCarthy passed on after a lifetime of speaking up for the mountain and forests she loved.

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Governor Kate BrownSpecial Alert: Governor Brown Agrees That Public Should Be Heard on Concerns About Nestlé
11/07/2015

After years of pressure and thousands of people taking action to defend public water, yesterday we ...read more

Save Oregon Wolf Protections
11/03/2015

After many years of protecting its habitat, our chance to see these important predator species return to the ecosystem became a reality. But now the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has proposed to remove the Gray Wolf from Oregon’s endangered species list

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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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