Area affected by Borderlands billBad borderlands bill

What do gray wolves, wolverines, grizzly bears, ocelots and Sonoran pronghorn all have in common? more

Nestle wants this Oxbow Spring water in Columbia River GorgeState of Oregon considers new water giveaway

Nestlé's newest scheme will blow you away... please act today! more

Bottled water wars: Nestle's latest move in Cascade Locks sparks outcry from opponents

The water that gushes from Oxbow Springs is undeniably pristine, but no more so than the stuff that pours from Cascade Locks residents’ taps. more

Voodoo Doughnuts for Bark

That's right!  Bark has worked with Voodoo Doughnuts to design this awesome Mt. Hood doughnut. more

Bark Alert: January hike and more

Explore Bark's 100 field guides and ecology books during our new open library evenings more

Hope for Mt Hood and beyond

How we went from a gag order in January to a change in public opinion in November. more

Official comment period ends Dec 31st

Right-sizing Mt. Hood's road network is the single most important restoration action the Forest Service can take . . . you have one day to make your voice heard. more

How your donation protects Mt Hood National Forest

I've been told by many Bark members recently that they appreciate our tenacious focus on protecting Mt. Hood National Forest and making it a model for other forests. We dig deeper into the issues that matter, and we get results. more

189 free monthly hikes made possible by members

Bark-Abouts have introduced thousands of people to the forest, and to the unforgettable revelation that Mt. Hood National Forest is yours, and it is mostly unprotected. more

Support Bark, support the next generation of activists

This is one of the comments I received from a Portland State University student... more

Forest Service should keep stream protections

Guest opinion published in Eugene's The Register-Guard Newspaper challenges a new effort to undermine stream protections in the Pacific Northwest. more

Bark Alert: Keystone XL and Oregon forests

The BLM predicts that logging 500 million board feet a year (Wyden's bill targets 400MMBF annually) over the next century would release the equivalent carbon of 1 million additional cars on the road for 132 years... more

Northern Spotted OwlACTION ALERT: Spotted owl habitat under fire!

Northern spotted owls are in trouble. On one hand, barred owls are displacing spotted owls where logging has degraded their habitat. On the other, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is approving more logging in what little critical habitat they have left—right here in Mt. Hood National Forest! more

Wildlife and Recreation Vs. Logging

The Mt. Hood National Forest (MHNF) is planting a mistaken footprint on our Mountain.
A shift is now required from focusing land management for logging, to watershed health, wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities. more

Maintaining Recreation Sites and Protecting the Watershed

A concerted effort is underway to shift the focus of land management in Mt. Hood National Forest (MHNF) from logging to watershed health, wildlife habitat and recreation.
The tip of the effort’s spear is Russ Plaeger, program director at Bark, of Portland. more