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.
Work is underway for the annual Fall For Fish fundraiser Oct. 7th at Island Lake Park in Poulsbo. We like to call it our annual FUN-raiser. That’s because it’s a celebration of all we have done together and all the great things ahead!
The Rhododendron Preserve has a long history, from the original homestead family’s land to the many partners that have made the growth of the Preserve possible through purchases of surrounding parcels.
The Foundation is committed to keeping our Rhododendron Preserve wild. We work to balance public access with providing a safe and natural place for the wild creatures that call the […]
The Foundation plays an active role in supporting conservation-focused non-profit organizations that have programs and activities that protect and restore landscapes and waterways in the Salish Sea region through the Community Grants program.
Over the years, the Foundation has actively added acreage to the Rhododendron Preserve and today it totals more than 500 acres including conservation easements.
The Foundation was excited to participate in the Kitsap Water Festival again this year. This wonderful event brings 3rd and 4th graders from throughout the county to the Kitsap County Fairgrounds for a day of learning about water and how important it is.
Norm Winn was a beloved long-time board member who was an incredible advocate for conservation, the outdoors and the Preserve.