Mt. HoodMt. Hood is more than just a pretty picture.

This summer we are asking Barkers: Why is Mt. Hood special to you? more

Bark volunteer planting a tree in old logging roadGood News for the Clackamas River

The Forest Service will contract with a local company to remove the roads, which means that we are creating jobs this summer for heavy equipment operators. Forest habitat gets restored, water quality is protected, and people get hired; Yahoo! It doesn’t get much better than that. more

Accountability vs. the "Collaborative Shield"

Fact check: The Hood River Stew Crew did not collectively endorse recommendations to the Forest Service regarding the Polallie Cooper Project. more

Pull the Plug, Governor Brown!

It’s time now, Governor Brown. The people have spoken. Don’t waste more tax dollars on a state process to transfer our public water when Gorge residents overwhelmingly said they don’t want Nestlé controlling their water. more

We Cannot Lose Any More

Your support today will inspire 70,000 people to get engaged and speak out! more

Advisory: White River campground closed

The White River Station Campground, located along the Barlow Road on the Barlow Ranger District, is closed to the public until later notice due to safety concerns related to the White more

Beetle outbreaks not responsible for severe fires

A new whitepaper by Geos Institute Chief Scientist Dr. Dominick DellaSala summarizes the results of dozens of recent field studies in multiple regions on the effects of mountain pine beetle tree kill on fire severity. more

VICTORY!! Hood River County Votes Yes for Water!

Residents in Hood River County are celebrating a landslide victory against bottled water, protecting the future of Oxbow Springs in the Columbia River Gorge! more

Earthquake Swarms on Mt. Hood Days Before 36th Anniversary of Mt. St. Helens Eruption

Bark's Restoration Coordinator, Russ Plaeger's reflects on working in the forest the day Mt. St. Helens erupted. more

Congressional Delegation Urges Delay of Polallie Cooper, Action on Land Exchange

by Brenna Bell, Bark Staff Attorney

On May 11, 2016 Senator Ron Wyden & Representative Earl Blumenauer sent more

We Need More Watchdogs

Every dollar raised in our spring campaign goes toward Bark's summer in the forest! more

Study: Insect Damage May Counter Intense Wildfires

by OPB | May 4, 2016 3:50 p.m. | Updated: May 5, 2016 8:22 a.m. more

Bark Begins Spring Fundraising for $20K

We've begun our 2016 Spring Fundraising Campaign! Our goal is to raise $20,000 to support a summer of action. Join us! more

Forest Visitors Advised to Use Caution on Roads Affected by Forest Timber Projects this Summer

Several roads on the Mount Hood National Forest will be affected by logging activities this year. more

Protect Your Public Land

Bark is partnering with some of our public lands allies to counter recent political blustering about selling off our public lands to private interests. Share our new video to help raise awareness. more