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

    • Friday, May 18, 2018
    • 12:00 AM (PDT)
    • Friday, August 31, 2018
    • 12:00 AM (PDT)
    • On-line Submissions

    Call for Oral and Poster Presentations

    2018 OLA/WALPA Joint Conference

    Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
    • harmful algal blooms
    • mountain, dryland, and urban lakes
    • aquatic plant management
    • toxics such as lead and mercury
    • effects of climate change on lakes
    • invasive plant and animal species
    • and community involvement. 
    Submission Requirements:
    Submit abstracts online by August 1, 2018. 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 depending on the session. Please note that presenters must register for the conference. Rates range from $25 to $175 based on membership status (e.g. Student to Non-Member, early to regular registration). 

    If you have any questions, please contact Theo Dreher, OLA Program Chair, or Jim Gawel, WALPA Program Chair.

    • Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 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

    Conference Details

    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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