News: community

Zoo steps up support for anti elephant-poaching campaign

For the second year in a row, the Oregon Zoo has partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society on a campaign to combat the illegal ivory trade.

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February 11, 2015

Regence presents free day at Oregon Zoo, Feb. 14

Community members can enjoy a free day at the zoo Saturday, Feb. 14, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

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February 11, 2015

Zoo Doo compost will be offered to public this winter

For local gardeners, tantalized by the prospect of an early spring, the Oregon Zoo has just the stuff to get you growing: free poop.

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February 4, 2015

Hedgehog calls for an early spring; local crocuses put on alert

Punxsutawney Phil may be calling for six more weeks of winter, but here in the Northwest it's safe to pack away those mittens. So says Whiskers J., the Oregon Zoo's... Read More

February 2, 2015

5 ways to celebrate World Wetlands Day

There's something irresistibly mysterious about wetlands. Countless plants and creatures, including humans, depend on them for survival. But most of us don't really... Read More

January 29, 2015