Bark Opposes 12,000+ acres of Logging

“Much of what the Forest Service has described as the ‘desired future conditions’ which logging would create - such as stand density and percentage of canopy cover - already exists in these areas” said Bark’s Forest Watch Coordinator Michael Krochta. more

Talking Points for Submitting Comments on the Crystal Clear Timber Sale

Comments must be submitted by Friday, September 22nd by 4:30pm to:

Casey Gatz, Team Leader

Barlow Ranger District

Mt. Hood National Forest

780 NE Court Street more

After the Fire

This is so awesome when you think about it; the ways in which the creeks we frequent, the streamside forests and the salmon have evolved together in such intricate, amazing ways over the eons. more

Lessons from the Eagle Creek Fire

The truth about fire and logging. more

Gnarl Ridge fire near Tilly Jane areaBark's Policy on Forest Fire and Ecology

Read Bark's Fire Policy, background information, and fire science resources list.

You can read an abbreviated version of Bark's Fire Policy here and find the full policy including background information and a list of fire science resources in the document linked below. more

Forest Fire Q & A

You may have a lot of questions about fire's impact on the forest or climate right now, and we have some answers for you. Please spread this information far and wide! more

Camping, policy, field work; Bark does it all.

Last Friday, I got to see first-hand how well this team pulls together, especially under pressure. After 12 years volunteering with Bark, my new role of Interim Executive Director gives me more

Preliminary Environmental Assessment Released: Crystal Clear Timber Sale

The Mt. Hood National Forest has recently released a Preliminary Assessment for the Crystal Clear Restoration Project located on the Barlow and Hood River Ranger Districts. The Forest Service is now seeking comments from those that may be interested in or affected by this project. more

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