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WATERLINE - March, 2013

Save the date for next October’s joint lakes conference

State-Map-2Mark your calendars now for October 16-18, 2013! That’s the date set for the annual conference of the Washington State Lake Protection Association (WALPA) and the Oregon Lakes Association (OLA), whose theme, appropriately, is Collaborative Lake Management.

The tentative schedule for the conference, which will be held at the Hilton in Vancouver, Washington, includes pre-conference workshops on Wednesday, October 16, with technical and poster sessions slated for October 17 and 18.

Planning is still in the early stages, so please check the WALPA and OLA websites regularly for up-to-date information. You may also contact Chris Knutson, WALPA Conference Chair, at (360) 990-5005 or chris.knutson@kingcounty.gov, or OLA Conference Chair Paul Robertson at (541) 994-5330 or lake.manager@dlwid.org. Learn more about WALPA at www.walpa.org or about OLA at www.oreonglakes.org. More information about the Hilton is available at: http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/hilton-vancouver-washington-PDXVAHH/index.html