Climate Change in Thurston County

Climate change is already affecting our county in a number of ways. Some of the most prominent local risks we face are flooding associated with sea level rise and changes in precipitation, heat waves, and wildfire risk. (Of course, we will also be affected by more distant events like reduced crop yields and increasing numbers of climate refugees.) Click here to read the two year progress report on the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan (TCMP).

Learn More About Wildfire Risk and Prevention in Thurston County

Learn More About Sea Level Rise in Thurston County

Sea level rise greatly impacts Thurston County. Learn more about the City of Olympia's Sea Level Collaborative Response and Sea Level Rise Response plan. Check out this video series on sea level rise in Olympia: