Carrie Gombos

Director of Carbon Compliance


Carrie GombosCarrie oversees the Fund’s legal compliance related to the production, verification, reporting, sales and delivery of carbon offsets.  Since joining the Fund in 2008, Carrie has specialized in verification, validation and regulatory requirements associated with voluntary and compliance forest carbon offsets, including those sold in the California cap and trade system.  In addition, Carrie manages TCF's voluntary forest carbon offset program, Go Zero, including the successful verification and validation of more voluntary forest carbon projects than any group in the nation.  Go Zero has raised more than $13 million to plant millions of native trees in protected parks and wildlife refuges that will capture and store carbon over time, while also creating forest habitat critical to birds, fish, bears, and other wildlife.  

She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.    

Contact:  cgombos@conservationfund.org    Phone:703-908-5808   Office: National Headquarters (VA)

Featured Projects

Go Zero at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Go Zero at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge

Located deep in the Rio Grande Valley at the southeastern tip of Texas along the Rio Grande River and...
Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge

Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge

Louisiana’s Ouachita River starts just 20 miles north of Monroe and stretches more than 42,500 acres north over the...
Go Zero at Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Tree Planting

Go Zero at Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Tree Planting

Santee National Wildlife Refuge encompasses approximately 13,000 acres, including 39 miles of shoreline along the banks of Lake Marion,...

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Go Zero at Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge

Go Zero at Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge

Louisiana Tree Planting The Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1978 to protect 42,594 acres of wildlife habitat...
Go Zero at Rouge Park, Detroit Tree Planting

Go Zero at Rouge Park, Detroit Tree Planting

With a generation of young adults leaving in droves to find work, population decline is a serious issue with...
Go Zero at Red River National Wildlife Refuge

Go Zero at Red River National Wildlife Refuge

With its roots high in the Texas Panhandle, two forks of the Red River confluence at the Texas-Oklahoma border...
Go Zero At Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

Go Zero At Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

When settlers first came to Missouri’s Bootheel region, lush bottomland hardwood forests, including giant cypress and tupelo trees, blanketed...
Go Zero at Marais Des Cynes National Wildlife Refuge Program

Go Zero at Marais Des Cynes National Wildlife Refuge Program

Supported by donations from the Fund’s voluntary carbon offset program, Go Zero®, we have helped restore more than 775...
Go Zero At Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

Go Zero At Lake Ophelia And Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuges

High above the Lake Ophelia and Grand Cote national wildlife refuges in central Louisiana, hundreds of thousands of birds...