Oregon Lakes Association

....a voice for quiet waters.



The Oregon Lakes Association holds trainings and conferences during the year. Event listings and registration are available through this page when events are being held.  As a OLA member you will be notified of these events and are given special discounts during registrations.  This is just one of the benefits of membership.  Learn more about Joining OLA today.

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    • 12:00 AM (PDT)
    • Sunday, September 15, 2019
    • 11:59 PM (PDT)
    • On-line Submissions by September 15, 2019

    Call for Oral and Poster Presentations

    2019 Oregon Lakes Association Conference, Riverhouse on the Deschutes, Bend, Oregon. October 26-26, 2019

    Topics of interest include:
    • ecology of mountain and high desert lakes
    • water quality and harmful algal blooms
    • effects of climate change  
    • lake and watershed restoration
    • aquatic invasive species
    • and any other lake, pond or reservoir related topic

    Submission Requirements:

    Submit abstracts online by September 15, 2019. Include your presentation title, author(s) noting any student authors, preference of an oral or poster presentation, and an abstract of 300 words/3,000 characters or less. Oral presentations will be up to 20 minutes long. Please note that presenters must register for the conference. Rates range from $25 to $130 based on membership status (e.g. student to non-member, early to regular registration). If you have any questions, please contact Toni Pennington, OLA conference coordinator at TPennington@esassoc.com.

    Click here for the latest 2019 OLA Conference details and updates

    • Friday, October 25, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Riverhouse on the Deschutes, Bend, Oregon

    Oregon Lakes Association Conference

    High Desert and Mountain Lakes of Oregon

    Riverhouse on the DeschutesBend, Oregon

    October 25-26, 2019

    Draft Agenda Overview

    • Friday afternoon - oral and poster presentations. Abstract submittal is open though September 15th.
    • Friday evening - "Science on Tap" presentation on Deschutes Basin water management by Jason Gritzer, Hydrologist, US Forest Service and Jen O'Reilly, Biologist, US Fish and Wildlife Service.
    • Saturday morning - oral and poster presentations.
    • Saturday afternoon - optional field trip to three of the local mountain lakes to led by Dr. Daniele McKay, geologist, University of Oregon, Kyle Wright, hydrologist, US Forest Service, and Thomas Walker, fish biologist, US Forest Service.

    **Early registration rates end September 29th**

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    Cancellation Policy:   In order to recover costs associated with processing payments and to recoup costs associated with scheduling events, the Oregon Lakes Association charges a 3% transaction fee (with a minimum $10) for all cancellations greater than 15 days in advance of the event.  Cancellations within 15 days of the event are non-refundable. 

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