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We Need More Watchdogs
05/10/2016

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

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Study: Insect Damage May Counter Intense Wildfires
05/06/2016

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

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Bark Begins Spring Fundraising for $20K
05/04/2016

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

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Forest Visitors Advised to Use Caution on Roads Affected by Forest Timber Projects this Summer
04/20/2016

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

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Protect Your Public Land
04/20/2016

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.

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Press Release: BLM to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon
04/12/2016

Bureau of Land Management to Weaken Environmental Protections in Western Oregon
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groundtruthingGet Trained for Summer Action!
03/23/2016

Spring is here! Bark’s upcoming series of our Radicle Training program is now posted up on our events page.

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Blumenauer, Wyden Express Concerns with Proposed Logging
03/10/2016

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer ask for accountability in planned logging in Polallie Cooper.

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Polallie Cooper Comments Due Thursday!
02/23/2016

Over the past few weeks, thousands of people have registered their opposition to logging such remarkable forests. The Hood River News reported on the 3,584 comments Bark delivered at the recent open house, as well as the mountain bike rider groups who have expressed concern for the impact to trails. Click here to find out how to submit your comments!

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Polallie Cooper Executive Summary
02/22/2016

In light of all the significance factors present, it is hard to imagine what type of project does have a significant impact on the environment if the proposed Polallie Cooper Timber Sale does not. Bark believes the best course of action is to follow you’re the Forest Service’s actions in 2005 and cancel the project in its entirety.

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Join Our Volunteer Team
02/09/2016

Have you been curious about how to get more involved with Bark this year? We have an upcoming Volunteer Orientation at the Bark office on Thursday, February 18th, 6-9pm.

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Hood River News: Polallie Cooper thinning project draws passion from groups
02/08/2016

The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning and fuels reduction project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking groups.

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What is Bark's Community Mapping Project?
02/02/2016

"Representation of geographic information through the science of cartography is not neutral and is in no way separate from the broader power relations present in society"

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Stop Logging on the North Slope
01/27/2016

We received notice today of the final 30-day public comment period for the controversial Polallie Cooper Timber Sale.

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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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