When we purchased parcels from the Ueland Tree Farm, we knew that we would have to do work to ensure that the forests on the land were restored to health.
The Education Committee has a lot happening these days! We are developing new partnerships, adding resources, and hiring dedicated staff. It is exciting to see the new things happening and our program growing.
We talk a lot about partnerships at the Foundation, but there is one partner in particular that we’ve leaned on for support more than any other – the Suquamish Tribe
We are incredibly pleased to have been able to arrange two days of negotiations with The Mountaineers
People and plants share DNA. We share a planet. We are part of an interconnected system. We need each other.
Casey Blankenship, who was one of our first interns in 2020 and who has helped onboard our new interns ever since, presented an overview of the work conducted over the past several years across the Preserve.
The Foundation prevailed in our effort to protect the Foundation’s property rights. While we prevailed on this issue, there are still other outstanding issues in the overall litigation with The Mountaineers to resolve.
Foundation Prevails in Property Rights Issue; One Step Closer to Resolving Litigation with The Mountaineers
When we protect habitat like our Rhododendron Preserve, we are providing a wonderful buffet for all the species of native birds. On the Preserve you can see a wide variety of birds. If you pay attention when you visit the Preserve, you will notice all the various sources of food available for the several types…
Over our 55 years of the Community Grants program, we’ve allocated $3.5 million to groups that align with our work to preserve and protect the Salish Sea region.
The Foundation has brought on paid college interns at the Preserve for several years now. This year, they are putting a particular focus on the health of the creeks on the Preserve.
Walking through the forest, we are surrounded by leaves. There are leaves on trees, leaves on bushes, plant leaves, and even leaves littering the ground. Leaves are amazing; there are many critically important roles that they play in ecosystem health.