Celebrating 50 Years

Our Natural Legacy

Protecting and connecting with the habitat, mountains, water, and natural history of the Salish Sea region.

Our Work

Bright pink rhododendron blossom


We are stewards of the Rhododendron Preserve, a 466-acre ecological jewel with some of the last remaining old growth forest in the Puget Sound lowlands.

A sun-dappled path through evergreen forest


We partner with other like-minded organizations to increase Salish Sea stewardship, preservation and restoration by offering grant applications.

Long-exposure shot of rocky, blue-gray river with white-capped eddies


We work with local schools and community members to offer environmental educational experiences to encourage good stewardship of the earth.

Recent News

  • Map of the new boundaries after swap with the Mountaineers

    New Boundaries

    Earlier this year, the Foundation’s board worked hard to negotiate a settlement with The Mountaineers to address the final outstanding piece of litigation.

  • A group of older women with their backs in the pictures touching the bark on big tree

    Bark is the Tree’s Skin

    Tree bark is like our skin and requires us to take care of it so it remains healthy.

  • A group of kids standing in front of a tree on the preserve with rain jackets on.

    Inspiration, Action is Sparked by You

    Many of you know that the Keta Legacy Foundation is led by an all-volunteer group of community members passionate about the outdoors and environmental stewardship.

  • A drawing that says "Make every day Earth Day." The writing is in an earth with clouds above and hand holding the earth. Under the hands are flowers and leaves.

    Earth Day is Everyday

    Since the Foundation’s founding in 1968, the all-volunteer board has worked to connect people to wild places and protect wildlife and salmon habitat, mountains, waterways and natural history of the Salish Sea region.

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