Interagency Research in the Watersheds Conference - ICRW8

June 5 - 8, 2023

Location: Corvallis, OR


The conference aims to bring together watershed scientists, stakeholders, and managers to share scientific advances and management strategies to sustain the country’s water resources, spanning streams, rivers, lakes, and estuaries. This year’s theme is “Adaptive watershed science and ecosystem management in a changing climate.” Presenters will include researchers from government, academic, nonprofit, and community organizations working to protect, restore, and manage water resources at local to national scales.

Topic areas include:

  • Adaptive management for climate change
  • Cross-region collaboration in watershed research
  • Integration of science and watershed decision making
  • Long-term agroecosystem research
  • Regional groundwater issues
  • Remote sensing of watersheds and riparian systems
  • Water quality and quantity
  • Watershed ecology and ecosystem services
  • Watershed modeling, management, planning, and regulation

Visit or contact Conference Chairs Krista Jones (email hidden; JavaScript is required) or Laurel Stratton (email hidden; JavaScript is required) for additional information.

Upcoming Dates

  • Abstract submission – October 7, 2022 to December 15, 2022
  • November 14 Registration Opens
  • February 15 Abstracts assigned to Sessions
  • March 15 Finalize Program
  • April 1 End Early Registration
  • June 5-8 Conference and Field Trips
  • June 16 Submission of Proceedings Papers