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: $680.00
Goal: $1,700.00

Past Scholarship Recipients


is to promote the understanding, protection, and thoughtful management of lake and watershed ecosystems in Oregon. Serving almost entirely through volunteer efforts, the Oregon Lakes Association puts on an annual conference, publishes a triannual newsletter, sponsors Harmful Algal Bloom workshops, and works as an advocate for lakes in the legislative arena. OLA also provides scholarships for graduate students working on Oregon Lakes. 

Interested in becoming a member? Please consider joining the growing number of lake associations, nonprofits, consultants, and students who together create... a voice for quiet waters.

Upcoming events

  • Oregon Lakes Association holds an annual Lakes Conference, harmful algal bloom stakeholder meetings, and other special events. No events are currently scheduled, but check back soon for updates.

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. 


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