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. For more information contact, Chris van Daalen:
Trees: Promote tree planting and forest protection, research current plan to protect mature trees, work with other local organizations, and explore developing a “Plant for the Planet” type group for middle school students. For more information contact, Lisa Ceazan:
Food and Agriculture: Work on eating habits that promote sustainability for the planet and yourself, food recovery and regenerative agriculture as a carbon sink. This group is currently inactive, however if you would like more information and are interested in re-integrating the Food & Agriculture action group please contact, Lynn Fitz-Hugh:
Transportation: To support and lead the community in fostering solutions to our climate emergency through transportation options, alternatives, and actions. Carrie Ziegler at
YECO (Youth Education Community Outreach): YECO is a TCAT action group led by youth climate leaders in Thurston County. YECO is a group focused on providing intergenerational support and networking opportunities for young climate leaders. YECO provides a space for young people 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. Samara Almonte at