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June Bark-About To the Collawash Watershed

Summer is almost officially here! Celebrate by joining us on this months Barkabout. Lori Ann, Bark's Restore Mount Hood Campaign Manager and Staff Attorney, will be leading this journey into the Collawash watershed.
We will walk the length of an obliterated road, visit a unit of the proposed Jazz Timber sale, and visit a recent landslide where we'll discuss what the Forest Service is doing to address its crumbling, ecologically harmful, and oversized road system. To cap off the day we'll take a nice ramble along the Clackamas River.

You should expect to do a mile or two of walking on an obliterated road bed so this hike will require some agility and the ability to walk on on very uneven terrain. For this reason it is not a great hike for small children but well behaved dogs are welcome. Please bring lunch, water, and sturdy boots. The weather is very unpredictable this time of year, so don't forget extra layers of clothes and water resistant gear.

Carpools will meet at the Hollywood Trader Joe's, 4121 NE Halsey in Portland at 9am sharp. It is across the street from the Hollywood Transit Center, near the I-84 exit 2. If you are able to drive, we greatly appreciate your contribution to helping make a successful hike. If you are looking for a ride, please come prepared with gas money. If you would like to try to arrange a meet up closer to the forest, please contact the Bark office the week before the hike.

Since the beginning, Bark has offered free, monthly hikes to Mt. Hood National Forest and other surrounding public lands. We believe that by witnessing the breathtaking Cascade ecosystem and learning about the many threats facing it, we can build stronger advocates for the protection of our public lands.

Call Bark at 503-331-0374 for more details and information

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