Emily Mottino

  • 2021 April Newsletter

    Letter from our president, Jeff Wirtz Greetings to all our Mountaineers Foundation friends! Spring has returned, and I know that many of us have welcomed the change in season and […]

  • Self Guided Salmon Tours

    The Rhododendron Preserve is open for self guided salmon tours. Please avoid crowds, stay 6 feet apart, and wear a cloth face covering according to local safety guidelines. Visitors are […]

  • Kitsap Salmon Tours Goes Virtual!

    Kitsap Salmon Tours has gone virtual this year! Some really great organizations are joining together to kick off the return of salmon to our Kitsap streams with a month of […]

  • 2020 Fall for Fish

    Virtual Wine Tasting and Fundraiser The Mountaineers Foundation, also known as Keta Legacy Foundation, has adapted its annual Fall for Fish benefit dinner in response to COVID-19. The Foundation now […]

  • Family Field Trip Learning Adventures

    Join Us in Our New Weekly Series Field trip! Most students love to hear those words at school. Field trips conjure up visions of learning adventures outside the normal classroom […]

  • First Round of Grants Awarded in 2020

    Grants boost creative adaptations to COVID-19 Virtual reality. Open air classroom space. Online underwater dives. Local environmental education groups throughout the Puget Sound are eager to reconnect with their students […]

  • Rhododendron Preserve Reopens

    As communities throughout Washington state slowly begin to reopen, Kitsap County has been able to reopen some of its outdoor spaces. The 426-acre Rhododendron Preserve owned and managed by Keta […]

  • Legal News

    Protecting the Mountaineers Foundation name and legacy A note from Mindy Roberts, past President and current Secretary of Keta Legacy Foundation aka Mountaineers Foundation since 1968 The Mountaineers Foundation was […]

  • Thank You, GiveBIG Donors!

    Preserve. Inspire. Educate. That’s what we’ve been doing at the Foundation for more than 50 years! Today, our GiveBIG donors helped us: Preserve: Your contributions help us steward the beautiful […]

  • An Earthrise Law Center Grant

    Looking Back From its start 50 years ago, our Community Grants Program has been rooted in conservation. But there is more to preserving and protecting the environment than simply purchasing […]

  • A Mt. Adams Institute Grant

    Looking Back It is incredibly rewarding to look back on a community grant and see how our initial investment is still paying dividends. In 2015 the Mt. Adams Institute applied […]

  • Multiple Grants to Nature Conservancy

    Looking Back Preserve. Inspire. Educate. Those are the three concepts that capture the mission and vision of the Foundation. We love the way they are interwoven and reinforce one another. […]