PO Box 13324, Olympia, WA 98508 info@thurstonclimateaction.org

Upcoming Events

January 17, 2020 -
10 AM
Plant Native Plants in West Bay Woods

Join OlyEcosystems and Marshall Middle School for a day of planting in the West Bay Woods. Register here.

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January 18, 2020 -
10 AM
Active Hope within Climate Disruption

This daylong workshop is full. Another workshop is planned for February. Contact  Lynn@thurstonclimateaction.org for more information.

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January 18, 2020 -
10 AM
Habitat Restoration at LBA Park

Plant native plants and pull Scotch broom, to restore crucial habitats to their intended state.

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January 20, 2020 -
9 AM
Plant Native Plants in West Bay Woods

Join OlyEcosystems  to planti native plants in the West Bay Woods. Register here.

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January 20, 2020 -
9 AM
Tree Planting at Powell Creek

Plant native trees and contribute to the restoration of the Nisqually Watershed. We will be working at our Powell Creek property near Yelm. Register here.

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January 20, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Ivy Removal at Brown Preserve

Native Plant Salvage is partnering with Capitol Land Trust, to remove ivy and other invasive plants on Martin Luther King JR. Day of Service! Register here.

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January 20, 2020 -
10 AM
Tree Planting & Maintenance at Woodland Creek

Join Stream Team and City of Lacey at Woodland Creek Community Park for a morning of invasive plant removal, native planting, and weeding/mulching. Register here.

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January 20, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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January 21, 2020 -
10:15 AM
Webinar: Embracing Change in a Turbulent World

Free webinar: 60 minutes with Joseph Fiksel, author of Resilient by Design, Creating Businesses That Adapt and Flourish in a Changing World.   Register here

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January 21, 2020 -
5 PM
Thurston County Electric Smart Grid

Meeting about starting a smart electrical grid in Thurston County.

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January 21, 2020 -
5 PM
Webinar: Audubon Advocacy Training

This informative training includes an overview of what makes up an advocacy campaign, how to identify your advocacy goals, and how to create a campaign strategy. Register here.

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January 22, 2020 -
9 AM
Tree planting at Yelm Shoreline Protected Area

We’ll be planting native trees at our Yelm Shoreline protected area. Register here.

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January 22, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Invasive Plant Removal at Springwood Parcel

We will remove invasive plant species at Springwood Parcel (formerly Zabel’s Rhody Garden).

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January 22, 2020 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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January 22, 2020 -
6:30 PM
Thurston County Community Planning

Work Session on Shoreline Master Program Ch. 19.600 and on Comp Plan: Mineral Lands Overview.  Click here  for meeting materials.

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January 23, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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January 24, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Youth Climate Lobby Day

Join us in Olympia on January 24 to demand that our legislators pass bold, equitable, and science-based climate policy this legislative session. The day will include breakfast, a lobbying training, a rally with youth activists and performers, and meetings with elected officials!  Facebook event

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January 25, 2020 -
10 AM
Priest Point Park Volunteer Work Party

This work party will focus on mulching around the still-developing, young native plants and pulling invasive English ivy.

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January 29, 2020 -
9 AM
Tree Planting at Yelm Shoreline Protected Area

We’ll be planting native trees at our Yelm Shoreline protected area. Register here.

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January 29, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Yashiro Japanese Garden Volunteer Work Party

We’ll weed and rake the fallen leaves.

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January 29, 2020 -
6:30 PM
The Green New Deal: Opportunities for Advocacy & Action

Presenter: John MacLean, Climate Reality Project Leader & President of Energy Efficiency Finance Corporation

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January 30, 2020 -
8:30 AM
Environmental Lobby Day

Join the Environmental Priorities Coalition and hundreds of activists to push for key environmental legislation in Olympia.  Registration required.   Facebook event

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February 1, 2020 -
9 AM
Nisqually Land Trust Site Steward Workshop

Learn about the Nisqually Land Trust’s adopt-a-site style volunteer program. Leave with the information you need to independently perform monitoring visits on Land Trust properties. Register here.

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February 1, 2020 -
10 AM
Orca Recovery Work Party

Join the Thurston Conservation District and the City of Olympia and help restore Garfield Nature Trail, a critical runoff area located near Budd inlet,  Register here.

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February 1, 2020 -
10 AM
Tree Planting in West Bay Woods

Join OlyEcosystems  in removing invasive species and planting native trees and understory plants in the West Bay Woods. Register here.

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February 2, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Native Plant Salvage

Salvage small native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants from local areas scheduled for clearing, to be used to restore habitat and improve water quality. Register here. 

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February 3, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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February 6, 2020 -
7 PM
MMT: How We Pay for a Green New Deal for Climate Change

Speakers Dr. Alan Nasser and Dr. Randy Mandell will explain how it is economically feasible to fund the Green New Deal.

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February 8, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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February 8, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Native Plant Salvage

Salvage small native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants from local areas scheduled for clearing, to be used to restore habitat and improve water quality. Register here. 

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February 12, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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February 12, 2020 -
6 PM
Climate Conversation: Climate 101

Paul Pickett will explore the causes of global warming, impacts to our region and ideas for solutions and adaptations.  Register here

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February 17, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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February 19, 2020 -
6:30 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

he Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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February 23, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Native Plant Salvage

Salvage small native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants from local areas scheduled for clearing, to be used to restore habitat and improve water quality. Register here. 

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February 26, 2020 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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February 27, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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February 29, 2020 -
9 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Regional Conference

The theme is: Building Bridges from Mountain to Sea. The conference will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. Registration will open in mid December.

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March 1, 2020 -
9 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Regional Conference

The theme is: Building Bridges from Mountain to Sea. The conference will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. Registration will open in mid December.

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March 2, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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March 5, 2020 -
5:30 PM
What Are the Impacts of Sea Level Rising in Thurston County?

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Thurston County.

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March 8, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Native Plant Salvage

Salvage small native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants from local areas scheduled for clearing, to be used to restore habitat and improve water quality. Register here. 

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March 11, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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March 12, 2020 -
6:30 PM
What's Up with Dams? Enough for now?

Community Forum sponsored by Deschutes Estuary Restoration Team. Free pizza!

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March 14, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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March 14, 2020 -
10 AM
South Sound Sustainability Expo

The South Sound Sustainability Expo will return for its 13th year on Saturday March 14th, 2020 from 10am-3pm.

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March 16, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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March 18, 2020 -
3 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

The Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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March 25, 2020 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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March 26, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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March 26, 2020 -
5:30 PM
What Are the Realities of Water Quality and Water Quantity in Thurston County?

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Thurston County.

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April 6, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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April 8, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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April 11, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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April 15, 2020 -
6:30 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

he Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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April 18, 2020 -
1 PM
TCAT Mini-Convention

SAVE the DATE for this half-day event, which will be held instead of the all-day South Sound Climate Action Convention. Details will be announced as they develop.

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April 19, 2020 -
11 AM
Rally at the Capitol

SAVE the DATE – details to be announced.

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April 20, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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April 22, 2020 -
7 AM
Conservation Breakfast

Join Capitol Land Trust for a complimentary breakfast and fabulous program.  Register here.

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April 22, 2020 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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April 23, 2020 -
8 AM
South Puget Sound Regional Envirothon

Our regional Envirothon is an environmental competition for high school students in Lewis, Thurston, Pierce, Mason, Kitsap, and Grays Harbor Counties. More info on Thurston Conservation District website.

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April 23, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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April 23, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Climate Solutions Annual Reception

Details to be announced.

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April 24, 2020 -
8:30 PM
Luminary Procession

Details to be announced.  http://www.procession.org/

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April 25, 2020 -
4:30 PM
Procession of the Species

This 25th Anniversary of the Procession of the Species Celebration  will be celebrated in tandem with the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day activities throughout the  month of April.  http://www.procession.org/

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May 4, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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May 9, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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May 13, 2020 -
5:30 PM
Sierra Club South Sound meeting

Order food by 5:30 PM for meeting at 6 PM. Go to Sierra Club South Sound site for featured speakers and agenda.

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May 16, 2020 -
8 AM
Evergreen Climate Symposium

One day of action, empowerment, and progressive ideas. The Evergreen Climate Symposium is a forward thinking climate convention that will be held at The Evergreen State College

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May 18, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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May 20, 2020 -
3 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

The Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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May 27, 2020 -
5 PM
Eco Lions Food Recovery

Support the Thurston County Food Bank and help repackage prepared foods from school and restaurant buffets into ready-to-heat take home meals.  Please RSVP.

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May 28, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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June 1, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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June 13, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

( Click for details.)
June 15, 2020 -
6 PM
Olympia Public Power

Olympia Public Power is working to establish a municipal electric utility in Olympia.

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June 17, 2020 -
6:30 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

he Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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June 25, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

( Click for details.)
July 11, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

( Click for details.)
July 15, 2020 -
3 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

The Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

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July 23, 2020 -
12 PM
Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan Steering Committee

Thurston County and the cities of Lacey, Olympia, and Tumwater are working with the Thurston Regional Planning Council to craft the Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan, a strategic roadmap for reducing climate polluting greenhouse gases.

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August 8, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

( Click for details.)
August 19, 2020 -
6:30 PM
Carbon Free Thurston Campaign

he Carbon Free Thurston (CFT) campaign advocates for a strong Thurston Climate Mitigation Plan being developed by the County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey, and Olympia. 

( Click for details.)
September 12, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

( Click for details.)
October 10, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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November 14, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

( Click for details.)
December 12, 2020 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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January 9, 2021 -
9:30 AM
Citizens' Climate Lobby Meeting

We’ll listen to a national video-conference and discuss actions our local chapter can take to support the bipartisan Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act.

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