Oilapalooza 2021: Virtual Connections

We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Oiled Wildlife Care Network Oilapalooza Conference is scheduled for Saturday, October 23rd. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic we will be hosting an entirely virtual conference via Zoom. The conference will run from approximately 9:00am – 4:00pm, with breaks and lunch incorporated. (plus we will be hosting an optional Oilapalooza After Hours Virtual Reception from 4:30pm – 6:00pm)

We would like to extend an invitation for all OWCN responders* to virtually join us. If you are interested in attending please log into your responder profile and click on the ‘Opportunities’ tab, then scroll down to the ‘Upcoming Training Opportunities’ category. Please Note: The OWCN Core Webinar Series is a firm prerequisite in order to register for Oilapalooza.

Please register by no later than Friday, October 15th. Additionally, if you have any questions about the event or the Core Webinar prerequisite, please email us at owcn@ucdavis.edu.

*Not an OWCN responder but interested in becoming one? To join the OWCN, you must be at least 18 years of age, and an active staff member or volunteer with one of our 44 Member Organizations. Click here to view all of our Member Orgs!


What is Oilapalooza? For any of you that have not heard of or attended an Oilapalooza before, it is the OWCN’s biennial conference usually held in rotating locations around the state of CA.

This year’s virtual conference will consist of lectures on a diverse range of spill response topics, followed by a virtual evening networking event that will allow our amazing responder community to connect and have some fun. The entire day will be hosted via Zoom. More detailed programmatic information, including the lecture topics and speakers, will be announced soon.  

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