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August Bark-About Hike to Polallie Cooper

Join herbalist Missy Rohs and naturalist Candace Larson for a hike on Mt. Hood's eastern flanks. We'll visit the recently revived Polallie Cooper timber sale--one of a series of large-scale logging proposals currently planned for Mt. Hood's north side--and we'll see firsthand why cutting down our recovering forests threatens watershed health, wildlife corridors and scenic values throughout this popular recreation corridor. We'll also hike a section of the beautiful Tilly Jane trail, learn about the ecological, edible and medicinal uses of the area's local plants, and talk about what you can do to help protect Mt. Hood National Forest.
We'll also hike a section of the beautiful Tilly Jane trail, learn about the ecological, edible and medicinal uses of the area's local plants, and talk about what you can do to help protect Mt. Hood National Forest.

Date:
Sunday, Aug 11th at 9:00 am to at 6:00 pm

Please be prepared for a steep hike, with some portions off trail 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. To protect off-trail resources, we ask that you leave your dog at home. Also please note that we will be travelling a further afield this month, so expect to be back in Portland at 6pm.
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

homepage: homepage: http://www.bark-out.org


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