Oregon Lakes Association

....a voice for quiet waters.

Congratulations to our 2021 OLA Scholarship Award recipient,  Jamila Baig from the University of Oregon! Read about Jamila and past scholarship recipients on our Scholarship page.

Scholarship Fund Goal for 2021

OLA's scholarship fund is used to support for graduate students working on Oregon Lakes. Click on the Donate button below to find out about new scholarship opportunities, past recipients, and to donate to the 2021 scholarship fund.
Collected: $1,060.00
Goal: $1,700.00


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. 

OLA strives to be a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all members, students, event participants and community partners. We encourage participation by all regardless of age, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, color, race, religion, sexual orientation and socio-economic status. OLA recognizes a diversity of perspectives is important to tackle the complex issues facing Oregon’s lakes and watersheds.

Join OLA to contribute your voice for quiet waters.

Past Scholarship Recipients

Upcoming events

Lake Abert in Lake County, Oregon (Ron Larson photo). Visit our Projects page to find out how OLA is advocating for Lake Abert and other waterbodies in Oregon


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. 


Some of Our Members

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