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Bark-About Wildflowers and new logging proposals bloom in Zigzag

Join herbalist Missy Rohs and naturalist Candace Larson on a visit to the Lolo Pass recreation corridor on Mt. Hood. Significant new logging is being proposed in this area, threatening recreation access, scenic values and hard-won road removal efforts in this area.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Carpools will meet at the Hollywood Trader Joe's, 4121 NE Halsey in Portland at 9am sharp.
We'll also hike the beautiful Top Spur trail to Bald Mountain, learn about summer wildflowers and medicinal plants, and talk about what you can do to help protect Mt. Hood National Forest from destructive logging.

Please, no off-leash dogs, to protect the delicate wildflowers we will be enjoying.

Bark-Abouts are led on the second Sunday of every month and are free to the public. Click here for more information about this months hike.

This hike is a part of Bark Summer School. Check out www.barksummerschool.com for information on other fun events this summer.

You should expect to walk up to four miles on this month's hike, with moderate elevation gain. Please bring lunch, water, and sturdy boots. (There may be snow along portions of the trail). Weather is very unpredictable this time of year, so don't forget extra layers of clothes and water resistant gear. Dogs on leash only.

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 to reimburse your driver. 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.

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

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