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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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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

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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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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How Bark won the Airstrip Timber Sale victory
04/21/2015

In 2009, Bark received a scoping notice from the Salem BLM that it was considering “. . . thinning approximately 277 acres within the matrix and riparian LUA and will consider regeneration harvest [clearcut] on approximately 48 acres…” on LaDee Flat. 

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Oregonian: Anti-Nestle protestors decry state's role in proposed bottled water plant
04/16/2015

Rush hour across the Hawthorne Bridge Thursday morning was an unusually rowdy affair, about 150 demonstrators gathered at the bridge's eastern approach to decry the state's plan to let Nestlé bottle and sell water from a Columbia River Gorge spring.

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No Nestle Portland OrBark Alert: Join Nestle action tomorrow and updates
04/15/2015

Hundreds are organizing for a mass protest in Portland tomorrow. We need you to be there.

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Take Action Now to Stop Nestle
04/10/2015

Kate Brown allows a fast-track Nestlé application to move ahead on Friday afternoon, opening the door for Nestlé's proposed bottling plant.

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Forest policy training details and meet Courtney
04/08/2015

Meet Courtney at tomorrow night's Rad◦i◦cle training, Introduction to Federal Forest Policy.

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Crash on Oregon 6Oregonian: Portland woman critically injured in Oregon 6 crash
03/23/2015

Bark is saddened to learn that Mt. Hood Forest Supervisor Lisa Northrop was in a serious car accident over the weekend. Our thoughts are with her and her family.

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New Forest Service plan threatens old-growth protections
03/13/2015

Can you come to a special meeting with the Forest Service on Tuesday evening, March 17th in Portland?

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