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amy setting up the projector screenNew Office Wishlist
06/26/2015

We're getting more settled in our new office and it's great! We can't wait to celebrate with our community at our office-warming party on...read more

Bark Alert: Two ways to explore Mt. Hood this week
06/23/2015

This week is the best time of year to be involved with Bark. Let me tell you why:

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Speak for the Trees: BLM Open House, June 15
06/05/2015

I know it's cliche for a forest activist, but Dr. Seuss's Lorax is one of my favorite literary characters.  When his beloved truffula trees are being logged, he appears and proclaims "I am the...read more

BLM holds WOPR listening session in Portland area
06/02/2015

Thanks for taking action - it worked! Barkers demanded that the Bureau of Land Management host a Portland Open House for their future plans in Oregon's forests and they have confirmed a date for public input.

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We're Moving! New, Expanded Headquarters!
06/02/2015

After many months in the works, we can't wait to open our doors. Our new address is 351 NE 18th Ave, just off Sandy Blvd. in Portland. We've found a space that we hope to transform into a place for our community to gather.

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Bark Alert: Forest field trips, office warming, and more...
06/02/2015

I hope you will join me this summer in our forest (or at our new office) to explore, relax, learn, adventure, seek and find your own special place on Mt. Hood!

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Bark Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Gary Wiseman
06/01/2015

Local arts organization, Signal Fire created the Tinderbox Residency as a way to connect artists and environmental organizations.

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Clackamas Victory!
05/21/2015

As Mt. Hood's forests were burning in the 36-Pit Fire so was Bark's office. Here's a lemons-to-lemonade story worth reading...
 

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BLM needs to hear from YOU!
05/21/2015

The Bureau of Land Management's timber program in Western Oregon is somewhat of an anomaly.  Created after a corporate land-swap gone bad in the 1930s, the BLM managed...read more

Deadline for public comments on Nestle water transfer is tomorrow!
05/11/2015

Bark with Food & Water Watch has continuously challenged the Oregon Water Resources Department’s approval of permits that move Nestlé one key step closer to bottling and selling Oregon’s water, but the key is public outcry.

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Amy HarwoodBark Alert: Big changes
05/07/2015

Welcome Amy Harwood as Bark's Interim Executive Director for the next year...

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Bark Alert: Now, the bad news...
04/29/2015

Last week, I shared the good news about Bark’s win for the Airstrip Timber Sale.  This week, I’m sharing some bad news: in an astonishingly short and shallow opinion, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals approved Mt. Hood National Forest’s Jazz Timber Sale, which will log 2,000 acres and rebuild 12 miles of roads in the ecologically sensitive Collawash Watershed.

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No Nestle Portland OrSubmit your comment to OWRD today!
04/22/2015

Allowing this state agency to open the doors to a Nestlé bottling plant not only sets a bad precedent, but this decision would lead to a wasteful and potentially unsustainable use of a public resource.

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Bark Alert: Good news for Mt Hood forests
04/22/2015

I'm excited to share that Bark has just protected over 150 acres of the most ecologically-significant forests of the North Fork of the Clackamas River!

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