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CONNECT+ will be held on September 6-8, 2022 at the Seaside Convention Center, in Seaside, OR. 


This is a hybrid event where attendees can experience and enjoy the conference either in-person or virtually.


CONNECT+ will bring together local, state, and federal decision-makers, support organizations, professionals from Watershed Councils, Conservation Districts, Land Trusts, and others who are committed to conserving our state's natural resources. 


The CONNECT+ comprehensive conference will provide training focused on both the technical and administrative aspects of conservation implementation.


Presentations are developed for:

  • Rural and urban conservation implementation,

  • Managerial and administrative function,

  • Policy, and

  • Education and outreach activities.


CONNECT+  will deliver content that is specific and relevant to current and potential conservation issues.


CONNECT+  allows you to connect with the brightest, most innovative conservationists and will feature:


  • In-person and Virtual Presentations, 

  • In-person and Virtual Live Q & A,

  • In-person and Virtual Exhibit Hall,

  • In-person and Virtual Network Lounges and

  • Much More!


Together we can advance Oregon's conservation efforts!



OCEAN hosts the CONNECT conference annually to provide education and networking opportunities for all Conservation Districts

in Oregon.


As a participating member of the Oregon Conservation Partnership (OrCP), OCEAN collectively partners with other organizations to maximize efforts and training on alternate years.


CONNECT+ brings together all four members of the OrCP.

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