Bark is a grassroots organization based in Northwest Oregon that works to preserve the forests, waters and wildlife of Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding regions. They watchdog federal land agencies to make sure forests are managed in the public interest. They monitor logging, challenge destructive timber sales, and provide education and advocacy programs to bring attention to the vanishing legacy of our forests and wildlands.
Bark was a Brainerd Foundation grantee from 2003 to 2007.
$10,000 - To bring community influence to bear on the Forest Service in order to improve management of the Mount Hood National Forest.
$5,000 - To protect old-growth forests, key watersheds and wildlife in Oregon's Mt. Hood National Forest. Place-based conservation
$5,000 - To protect old-growth forests, key watersheds and roadless areas in Oregon's Mt. Hood National Forest. Place-based conservation
$2,800 - For litigation to protect old growth hemlock forests in Mt. Hood National Forest. Opportunity fund