News: conservation and species recovery

Condor breeding program welcomes first eggs of 2017

California condors at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation are laying the groundwork for species recovery one egg at a time. The first three eggs of the 2017 breeding season arrived at the center over the past week, and keepers hope to see several more.

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February 3, 2017

Zoo hosts meeting to discuss condor reintroduction plan

After an absence of more than 100 years, California condors may soon be returning to the Pacific Northwest.

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January 23, 2017

Can Borneo's elephants and palm oil industry coexist?

This month, Oregon Zoo elephant curator Bob Lee and elephant researcher Sharon Glaeser met with Sabah wildlife officials and conservationists about Borneo's "palm... Read More

December 22, 2016

One-eyed, lead-poisoned eagle finds home at Oregon Zoo

A one-eyed bald eagle has taken up residence at Oregon Zoo after a lengthy rehabilitation in Wisconsin, joining Jack, another one-eyed rescue, in the zoo's Eagle... Read More

December 22, 2016

Zoo, Oregon leaders work to fund wildlife conservation

The Oregon Zoo and its partners in conservation are asking Oregon's Congressional delegation to support the Recovering America's Wildlife Act, which would reallocate... Read More

December 12, 2016

2016's top stories of conservation, cuteness and care

From a tough-as-nails California condor to a playful young polar bear, 2016 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the Oregon... Read More

December 12, 2016