Sunriver Resort
Sunriver, Oregon

April 9-11, 2019

Spend three days with Oregon's top conservation professionals as they address today's natural resource challenges and look ahead to future issues. You will go home with new strategies and techniques to implement conservation, increase public education, lead your staff, and build partnerships.

Registration is now open and details can be found below. If you have questions about CONNECT registration or want additional information about the event please contact

Watch this video to see what the CONNECT program is about:

Draft Program Schedule

CONNECT 2019 Schedule (draft) - Download PDF (0.3 MB)

CONNECT 2019 Session Topics (draft) - Download PDF (0.1 MB)


Full registration is $250 per person until the March 15th early registration cutoff and $300 after, with no registrations allowed after March 28th. One day registration is $125 per day until March 28th. This includes food and conference materials, but not lodging. Please visit the registration page for more details.


In an effort to keep CONNECT affordable, OCEAN is offering scholarships again this year. To qualify for a scholarship please complete and submit the form below by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 31st to

Scholarship Form - Download PDF (0.1 MB)


Online registration can be found on our CONNECT 2019 Eventbrite page where you'll find payment details and other important registration related options:

Please contact with questions or for assistance with registration.


OCEAN and the Oregon Conservation Partnership greatly appreciate the support of its vandors and sponsors, who help make our CONNECT program the most comprehensive and strongly attended training for Oregon's community based conservation organizations. Vending or sponsorship opportunities provided at CONNECT allow you to showcase your goods or services to Watershed Councils, Land Trusts, Soil and Water Conservation Districts and their agency and organizational partners across Oregon.

Go to our Vendor and Sponsor page and choose the package that best fits your company or organization.

Learn more about our supporters on the CONNECT 2019 Sponsors page. Please contact with questions or for assistance with a sponsorship package.

2019 OCEAN CONNECT Program Sponsors

Ambassador Sponsor - $10,000 or greater

Oregon Natural Resources Conservation Service
Oregon Conservation Partnership

Wetland Sponsor - $1,500

Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc.


Sunriver Resort Room, Home, & Condo Reservations
Phone Number: 1-800-547-3922

Lodge Village Guestrooms are held at $113 a night plus taxes and fees. Homes and condos booked through Sunriver will be given a 10% discount on the best available rate. Some homes or condos may not be available for this rate.

Use the reservation link to access the room block or discounted home/condo rates or be sure to give the group code above if booking over the phone. Booking through these methods helps OCEAN meet it's room block requirement.