News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Zoo's popular Wildlife Live returns to central lawn

Change is in the air this summer at the Oregon Zoo's Wildlife Live program presented by Portland General Electric. The gracefully soaring raptors, wildlife conservation theme and lighthearted humor are back as usual, but this year's program also features some new animals and a much-anticipated return to the zoo's central lawn.

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June 23, 2016

Rare montane fox kits caught on video for first time

Earlier this spring, Jon Nelson, wildlife curator at the High Desert Museum, said he knew of a Sierra Nevada red fox den with pups. At the time though, he had no... Read More

June 7, 2016

Zoo gets $224K challenge grant to expand education efforts

Want to help inspire the next generation of conservation leaders? The Oregon Zoo is endeavoring to do just that, and right now a gift to the zoo foundation's... Read More

May 17, 2016

Zoo seeks proposals for Northwest conservation grants

The Oregon Zoo is now accepting applications for its 2016 Future for Wildlife grants in support of animal conservation and wildlife welfare programs in the Pacific... Read More

May 2, 2016

Scientists on the lookout for 'lost fox' in Oregon Cascades

Only one native subspecies of mountain-dwelling fox roams Oregon's Cascades, and until recently it was assumed to be the Cascades red fox — the same montane... Read More

March 10, 2016

Spring, summer camps help connect kids with nature

With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention elephants, lions and... Read More

March 8, 2016