News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

County-wide survey yields no trace of rare native turtle

A two-year comprehensive turtle survey, the first of its kind in Clackamas County, has failed to document any trace of the imperiled western pond turtle during its first year of searching, according to a recent report.

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January 13, 2015

2014's top 10 stories of conservation, cuteness

From grouchy lions to tiny bear cubs, 2014 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon Zoo. Here's a look back at this... Read More

December 22, 2014

Student's D.I.Y. innovation sheds light on an elusive species

A hundred miles south of Oregon, in one of the last small pockets of its historical West Coast range, an elusive, housecat-sized member of the weasel family is... Read More

December 1, 2014

Regence presents Community Free Day at Oregon Zoo, Oct. 4

Community members can enjoy a free day at the Oregon Zoo on Saturday, Oct. 4, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

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September 29, 2014

Zoo, Walmart partner for another year of discounts

The Walmart Foundation has renewed its presenting sponsorship of the Oregon Zoo's popular Second Tuesdays program, which offers visitors a chance to see the zoo for... Read More

August 12, 2014

Study investigates 'extreme pikas' of Columbia Gorge

Scientists may be a step closer to understanding one of the cutest enigmas in the Pacific Northwest: the mysterious Columbia Gorge pika.

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July 11, 2014