Upcoming events


January 4, 2015 - 05:00pm to 08:00pm
Illuminate your holidays At ZooLights, more than a million LED lights transform the Oregon Zoo into a luminous winter wonderland filled with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes. The popular ZooLights train returns this year, taking visitors...

Introduction to lichens

January 24, 2015 - 01:00pm to 03:00pm
Lichens are all around, living on trees, rocks, houses and sidewalks. On this walk, learn the natural history of lichens and techniques to identify them. Common lichens and sensitive species of the area will be identified in this hands-on walk...

Raptor Road Trip

February 7, 2015 - 09:00am to 02:00pm
Explore Sauvie Island in search of magnificent eagles, hawks and falcons that spend the winter here. On this special day devoted to raptors, naturalists and hawk experts host activities at four locations around the island...

Common mosses

February 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Mosses are some of the most ancient plants, having survived ice ages and mass extinctions. On this walk in the woods, search for specimens to identify and understand. The program will include an overview of the history of moss and the way humans use moss...