H2OSU: January 20, 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
(Winter Term, Week 3)

 

OREGON WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Coming Spring 2015: "A River Between Us"
Former Oregon state representative and current water resources activist Jason A. Atkinson is currently producing "A River Between Us," a film serving as a call to action for restorative efforts in the Klamath River Basin. Planned release for the film's final cut is in the spring of 2015. For more information about this exciting, local project, please visit http://www.jasonaatkinson.com/a-river-between-us/

 

COMMUNITY WATER ANNOUNCEMENTS

Kim Ogren, Aaron Wolf's PhD Geography student, won the Outstanding Student Oral Presentation Award at the recent American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Annual Conference! Well deserved! Kim is doing her PhD dissertation research on the Columbia River Treaty.
  • Grant Livingston Thesis Video
Water Resources Engineering graduate student Grant Livingston, with help from Undergraduate Intern Gareth Baldrica-Franklin, has been compiling a video outlining the construction and research efforts involving the OSU-Benton Country Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Facility. If you are interested in the project, the video will be posted to the IWW website in the coming weeks. 
  • Lights! Camera! Water! coming this February!
The IWW is proud to announce its next white paper series: Lights! Camera! Water! This 8 issue white paper series will be posted biweekly beginning in early February, and will ultimately culminate in a film series in May. The paper series will take a look at the various portrayals of water throughout various movie mediums, from documentary to dramatic, from short films to feature length productions. Once every issue has been released, the IWW will be hosting a film series showing several of the films that are featured. More information in the weeks to follow! 
  • HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Symposium 
The HJ Andrews Experimental Forest LTER Symposium will take place on Thursday, January 29 at 9:00 am in the Memorial Union. There will be oral presentations, posters and time for lunch. There is no fee to attend, but registration must be completed by January 22. If you have questions, or wish to register, please visit http://andrewsforest.oregonstate.edu/lter/pubs/annlsymp/annsymp.cfm?year=13&topnav=43.
  • Third Annual College of Forestry Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (WFGRS)
The OSU College of Forestry (CoF) is proud to announce that the 3rd annual COF WFGRS will take place from April 30 - May 1, 2015. The symposium will allow graduate students to share ideas, communicate research and celebrate the diverse concepts of forestry. For more information, please visit http://www.cof.orst.edu/internal_web_items/WFGRS2015_SaveTheDate.jpg
  • Hydrophiles Rock Creek Watershed Tour
The Rock Creek watershed provides Corvallis with about 1/3 of its drinking water. Join the Hydrophiles for an afternoon tour of the watershed and drinking water treatment plant on Friday, January 23 from 2:00-5:00 pm. Transportation details coming soon! If you have questions, or are interested in signing up, please contact Grant Livingston at glivings@gmail.com.

 

FOR FACULTY: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Fish and Wildlife Habitat in Managed Forests Research Program (01/22/2015)

The 2015 International Data Rescure Award in the Geosciences (01/31/2014)

NFWF: Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program (02/03/2015)

Mazamas Research Grants (02/05/2015

USGS: Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program (02/19/2015)

Institute for Working Forest Landscapes Grant Program (LOI: 02/02/2015) (05/15/2015)

(Visit the IWW funding database for more funding links...)

 

FOR STUDENTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES     

Mazamas Research Grants (01/30/2015)

Reds Wolman Graduate Student Research Awards (03/01/2015)

Pathways to Science Undergraduate Scholarships and REU's/Internships (Dates vary, see link for details)

Pathways to Science Graduate Scholarships and REU's/Internships (Dates vary, see link for details)

Oregon BEST Funding Opportunities (Dates vary, see link for details)

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Principal Executive Manager E | Oregon Parks and Recreation Department  | Salem, Oregon | 01/22/2015

Engineering Technician | US Fish and Wildlife Service | Bozeman, Montana | 01/27/2015

Youth Program Assistant | Calapooia Watershed Council | Brownsville, Oregon | 01/29/2015

Fish Passage and Habitat Biologist | US Fish and Wildlife Service | Green Bay, Wisconsin | 01/30/2015

International Fellows Manager | World Forestry Center | Portland, OR | 01/30/2015

Environmental Education Intern | Calapooia Watershed Council | Brownsville, Oregon | 01/20/2015

(All New!)

 

REGIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

River Restoration Northwest Symposium | Skamania Lodge | Stevenson, WA | Tuesday, February 3 - Thursday, February 5, 2015

Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology Annual Meeting | Embassy Suites Downtown | Portland, OR | Tuesday, February 24 - Friday, February 27, 2015 

Public Interest in Environmental Law Conference: Changing Currents | Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR | Thursday, March 5 - Sunday March 8, 2015 

2015 Northwest Environmental Health Conference | Portland, OR | Friday April 17, 2015

Flow 2015: Third International Council for Instream Flows | Red Lion Jantzen Beach, Portland, OR | Tuesday, April 28 - Thursday April 30, 2015

(View the complete calendar of external events online.)

 

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND CONFERENCES

2015 Student Water Conference | Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015 | Oklahoma State University | Stillwater, OK 

XVth IWRA World Water Congress | Monday, May 25 - Friday, May 29, 2015 | Edinburgh International Conference Center (EICC) | Edinburgh, Scotland

Water is not for Gambling: Utilizing Science to Reduce Uncertainty | Tuesday, June 16 - Thursday June 18, 2014 | Green Valley Ranch Resort | Las Vegas, NV