Register now for our joint conference with the Nez Perce Department of Fisheries Resource Management on Friday, Oct 14 and Saturday, Oct 15 . Day 1 of the conference will be focused on Wallowa Lake and the sockeye salmon reintroduction efforts to the lake and its tributaries. Day 2 will focus on Lake Ecology and Lake Management.
We will have the run of the lovely Wallowa Lake Lodge: please consider the Lodge and/or its cabins for accommodation. We’ll also make remote attendance via Zoom available.
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In-person registration options close 9/29!
2023 WAPMS Annual Conference Travel Grant
WAPMS is pleased to announce the release of funds in the amount of $10,000 in the form of four $2,500 research and travel grants. Any student, undergraduate or graduate, of an accredited US or Canadian university conducting research on aquatic plant, algae, or aquatic ecosystems is eligible to apply. The four selected winners will be awarded funds to present their aquatic plant or algae research at the 2023 WAPMS annual meeting in Boise, Idaho.
To apply, send a 1-page abstract on your research presentation to email@example.com. Submissions close December 1, 2022. Abstracts will be rated and voted on by the WAPMS BOD and awardees will be notified by December 15, 2022 with checks to be sent shortly after. Additional questions can be addressed via firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE for a copy of the rubric used to evaluate the submissions.
2022 OLA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT: KATHRYN QUEEN
Our 2022 OLA Graduate Scholarship Recipient is Kathryn Queen. Kathryn (Katey) is an MS student at the Institute of Watershed Studies at Western Washington University working under the supervision of Prof. Angela Strecker. She is interested in high montane lakes, which are important features scattered across the Cascade Range.
OLA's Scholarship and Outreach Fund
OLA's Scholarship and Outreach Fund supports research on Oregon's lakes and watersheds and public outreach activities. Click on the button below to learn more about Katey Queen, about new opportunities, read about past award recipients and activities, and contribute to the Scholarship and Outreach Fund.
Past Scholarship Recipients
OLAs Mission is to promote the understanding, protection, and thoughtful management of lakes and watersheds in Oregon. To fulfill this mission, OLA holds lakes conferences and workshops, publishes the Lake Wise newsletter, advocates for lakes in the legislative arena, and offers graduate student scholarships.
Lake Wise Newsletter, September 2022
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YouTube videos of our most recent events, the 2021 Careers in Freshwater Panel discussion and the 2021 Harmful Algal Bloom Stakeholder Meeting, are available for review. Archived meeting videos and presentation slides, including those from our online Fall 2020 Seminar Series, are available for OLA members within our meeting archives. Please consider joining OLA to gain access to our archives, get reduced conference registration rates, receive our triannual Lake Wise Newsletter, and gain access to the Newsletter archive.