2021 Orca Recovery Day

Saturday, October 16th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Watershed Park: McCormick Ct. Entrance (2308 McCormick Ct. SE). Parking available at Nova Middle School (Bus Route 94)

Join Thurston Conservation District and City of Olympia at Watershed Park for a socially distanced work party! Volunteers are invited to help create better habitat for the wildlife and aquatic species around Moxlie Creek by removing invasive weeds and planting native trees and shrubs. Helping restore this important habitat is an opportunity for you to make a difference for our endangered Southern Resident orca whales!

Join our Teens in Thurston Volunteer Group!

Are you a teen or young adult interested in plants, wildlife, farming or growing food?

Thurston Conservation District invites you to join our Teens in Thurston volunteer program. Join our team and attend regular educational meetings and hands-on events where you can learn about and participate in:

  • Sustainability
  • Environmental education
  • Farming & gardening
  • Community service & team building

Sign up here!

Join Thurston CD’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee!

In order to best represent the tremendous diversity of our community, Thurston Conservation District Board of Supervisors is seeking community members to help them be informed about natural resource conservation concerns, opportunities and land user needs.

Find a full position description here.

To Apply: 
Submit a resume and letter of interest to Sarah Moorehead, Executive Director at smoorehead@thurstoncd.com

Applications are due by June 30, 2021.
Appointment will occur in July and August, 2021.

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Volunteer Requirements

Interested in volunteering with the District? Please read the TCD Volunteer Wellness Protocol carefully.

All of our volunteer opportunities require a Liability/Photo Waiver form before participation. Hard copies will be available at all volunteer events, or you may submit the form below:

Questions about volunteering?


Kiana Sinner
Education & Outreach Coordinator
360-754-3588, ext. 105

You can also use our contact form.