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, September 26, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • Friday, September 28, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • DoubleTree by Hilton, Portland, Oregon

    Pacific Northwest Lakes in a Changing World

    Oregon Lakes Association / Washington State Lake Protection Association Conference. Portland, Oregon, September 26-28, 2018

    Save the date for the joint OLA/WALPA (and Idaho!) conference in Portland. We expect over 200 attendees to participate in workshops and talks ranging from water quality, harmful algal blooms, lake activism, and community involvement. We are currently seeking donations and sponsorships to support our Student Scholarship programs, cover conference costs, and to support our missions of protecting lakes in Oregon and Washington. You can contribute through:

    • Tax deductible cash donations dedicated to the OLA Scholarship fund or WALPA funds. 
    • Raffle or auction items donations with proceeds dedicated to the OLA scholarship and WALPA funds. For donating items or services you will receive visibility your products and services as well as a tax write-off. Contact Steve Wille (OLA) at 503-880-4453 or Jim Gawel (WALPA) at 253-692-5815 for more information about donating your items or service or you can fill out this raffle item donation form.
    • Corporate Sponsorship for the conference. With sponsorship you will receive a booth at the conference, advertising through OLA's LakeWise and WALPA's WaterLine newsletters, and conference registration fees for an attendee. Contact Theo Dreher <theo.dreher@oregonstate.edu> for more information about Corporate Sponsorship of the 2018 Joint Conference.

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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