Join a Climate Action Group!
Climate Action Groups give an opportunity for community members to volunteer with TCAT in different areas of interest. By acting locally and thinking globally, we are making climate action history!
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign: CFT campaign advocates with local elected leaders for quick and effective climate action. For more information contact, Tom Crawford:
Buildings as Climate Action (Green Buildings & Cities):A group to support and lead the community in fostering solutions to our climate emergency through green building policy, incentives and actions. In 2021 we have joined a statewide coalition working on a building electrification legislative agenda. For more information contact, Lynn Fitz-Hugh at
Tree Action Group: Works on making stronger local ordinances to protect trees, promoting and participating in the planting of more trees as a carbon sink, and educating the public to why trees are part of the climate solution. For more information contact, Lynn Fitz-Hugh:
Food and Agriculture: Works on supporting the transition to regenerative agriculture practices as a carbon sink. We focus on protection of farm land, creating incentives for local farmers using regenerative practices, strengthening our composting and food waste systems in Thurston county, and encouraging supply chain resiliency through more food grown in our county and on public lands. For more information contact Alice Grendon at:
Transportation:To support and lead the community in fostering solutions to our climate emergency through transportation options, alternatives, and actions.
YECO (Youth Education Community Outreach): YECO is a TCAT action group focused on providing intergenerational support, networking opportunities, and space for young climate leaders to collaborate on climate actions, education and outreach in their community. Youth of all ages are welcomed to join, and no prior experience with climate action is necessary. For more information contact. Lynn Fitz-Hugh at