Conservation Fund & Planned Legacy Giving
You’re Invited—to make protection and stewardship of Upper Rock Creek a part of your legacy, as an expression of the conservation values shared by you and your loved ones.
Visit our Conservation Fund Donations page to make a donation online, or scroll down this page for more information about memorial donations, land stewardship support, and how to include Sacred Earth Foundation in your legacy giving.
White Eagle Memorial Preserve grew from deep love for the Earth, and the Upper Rock Creek Watershed. As a certified Conservation Burial Ground and part of Sacred Earth Foundation, our purpose, mission, and vision includes protection and stewardship of this watershed.
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White Eagle green cemetery exists within a larger land conservation effort—20 acres within the 1,138 acres currently held in trust by Sacred Earth Foundation (see map above). We protect land from adverse impacts, and actively steward important habitat and waterways in this arid landscape, which is home to native fish populations and also rare habitat for native western grey squirrels. And we share the land with hundreds of children and adults each year, who find solace, inspiration, and deep learning here.
Legacy gifts, in the memory of a loved one, and planned gifts designated during estate planning, are a powerful way to support the conservation values of White Eagle and Sacred Earth Foundation.
Also, we’re currently working a lovely cart horse named Egret, to help us offer cart drawn burials. Many gratitudes to generous donations from Patt and Louis Leatham and Sally Carlson, for helping to make this long-held dream possible!
Here’s a beautiful example of how one family honored the memory of their beloved daughter and sister, Mikaela, and how their community helped raise $5000 in her name, through a Mightycause fundraising campaign.
For more information about the Conservation Fund and our stewardship priorities, visit the Conservation Fund page on Ekone Ranch’s website.
All gifts of $1,000 and above will be recognized on our Conservation Funders' Gratitude Trail, a permanent installation at the White Eagle entryway gate.
Huge Gratitude to these Conservation Fund Donors:
Saajeda Mikaela Stratma
Calvin Boone Lindsay
Elizabeth (Libby) Palmquist
Here are a few resources to help you begin the Legacy Planning process:
Already a Donor? We would love for you to share a testimonial:
For questions about the Conservation Fund, planned giving, or the work of Sacred Earth Foundation, please contact:
Jodie Buller, White Eagle Cemetery Manager | | 206-383-3285
Shonie Schlotzhauer, Sacred Earth Foundation Executive Director | | 509-773-4536
To make a gift by check:
Sacred Earth Foundation
401 Ekone Rd
Goldendale, WA 98620
To Give Online:
All donations are fully tax-deductible. Sacred Earth Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.