News, announcements, and updates about Keta Legacy Foundation and its work.

  • 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. […]

  • Grant to Burke Museum for International Conservation Photography Exhibition

    Looking Back In 2009, Mountaineers Foundation awarded a grant to the Burke Museum for a public exhibition of the 2010 International Conservation Photography Awards. The competition was initiated in 1997 […]

  • Grant to Nature Conservancy for the Skagit River Eagle Project

    Looking Back It’s fun to look back on grants we awarded decades ago and see the ripples from that small start. A 1981 Mountaineers Foundation awarded a grant to the […]

  • Earth Day 2020

    Celebrating 50 years of global and local conservation work Today, millions of people around the world are celebrating one of the most transformational environmental events of our lifetime – the […]

  • Looking Back

    The Mountaineers Foundation has always been rooted in conservation and protecting our environment. The Foundation’s first President, Jesse Epstein, attended the 1972 United Nations Conference on human environment held in […]

  • 2020 Spring Update

    Dear Foundation friends and supporters, During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, the long-term ramifications are certainly being felt by all of us. While many aspects of our […]

  • The Rhododendron Preserve COVID-19 Closure

    We have made the difficult decision to close all public access to the Rhododendron Preserve until further notice. We do this to follow Gov. Inslee’s Stay Home, Save Lives executive […]

  • February 2020 Work Party

    Thank you to our volunteer board members Scott Eby, Jim Gates and Jeff Wirtz for removing a truckload of trash and metal from the Rhododendron Preserve. Great job!