The Oregon Zoo is active in 21 Species Survival Plans. For these species and many others, conservation work and research at the Oregon Zoo is ongoing and often in partnership with other conservation organizations.
The Oregon Zoo actively works to restore populations of native species in the Pacific Northwest ranging from tiny butterflies to the continent’s largest bird, the California condor.
Researchers and veterinary staff at the zoo undertake both short-term and multi-year research projects, often in collaboration with other zoos, universities or government agencies charged with conservation.
Founded by Oregon Zoo keeper Asaba Mukobi. KWCAO educates the children and citizens of Uganda about the predators and other large mammals within their nation, encouraging them not to fear and hunt, but to act as stewards for irreplaceable wildlife.
Through a wildlife orphange, educational programs and a Carnivore Research Institute headed by Oregon Zoo deputy director Chris Pfefferkorn, Chipangali works to support biodiversity and foster the coexistence of humans and wildlife in Zimbabwe.