August 2 - 4, 2019 in Mt. Hood National Forest
What to expect:
Please review the Ground Rules for camp here.
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People can arrive as early as 5pm on Thursday, August 1st to set up group camp. We will begin field work and activities the following day.
If you'd like to participate in field surveys, please be at camp by 9:45am on the day you'd like to participate. Each day will begin with a morning orientation for new participants to help prepare for the day ahead.
Thurs 8/1 - set up camp;
Fri 8/2 – groundtruthing;
Sat 8/3 – groundtruthing/beaver habitat surveys;
Sun 8/4 – groundtruthing/beaver habitat surveys; break camp
Our group campsite will be free of charge! Breakfast and dinner will be communal - please bring something to contribute to the preparation of these meals. Dried fruit, nuts, nut butters, and produce are especially needed and appreciated. *Remember to bring your own lunch.*
At camp, we will do our very best to accommodate many diets (vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free), but please come prepared to meet your own more specific dietary needs.
We will provide:
A beautiful, free, & primitive campsite (NW Forest Pass will not be necessary to park)
Training and information
Supplies for groundtruthing, beaver habitat surveys and other group activities.
What to bring:
If you have a smart phone, download Avenza Maps. Avenza Maps is an application that uses satellite technology to geo-reference photos you take, so you don’t need cell reception to utilize this app. You can download project maps that are proposed by agencies and GPS reference yourself, photos and notes on that map through the Avenza Map application. Here is a tutorial on how to use the Avenza app for our activities at camp.
Download this map and open in Avenza maps before leaving for the forest
Download this beaver survey map and open in Avenza maps before leaving for the forest
Tent, sleeping bag and sleeping pad (bringing an extra tarp is recommended)
Trash bag (for trash and/or wet clothes)
A flashlight or headlamp and extra batteries
Extra warm clothing & rain gear (just in case!)
A camp chair or other comfort needs
Boots are necessary, and a spare pair of shoes
First aid kit
Toothbrush, toothpaste, personal hygiene needs
A "mess kit" (water bottle, mug, bowl, fork and spoon)
Since our campsite will be primitive (to allow free camping for all), please come prepared for:
Space is limited.
If possible, please let us know approximately which days you are interested in attending!
Questions? Call (503) 331-0374 or contact email@example.com.
As we plan our set of activities to honor Bark's 20th anniversary, we would love to include your Bark story! Have pictures from the past two decades? A special spot that you groundtruthed? Were you there when.....? Here's a handy form where you can let us know what we should know about your experiences with us over the years.
Bark's Grasshopper Timber Sale Campout
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