News: education

Oregon Zoo to host Otter Awareness Day, Oct. 10

Otter lovers, take note: The Oregon Zoo will host an Otter Awareness Day Saturday, Oct. 10, with activities aimed at connecting visitors with two of the most playful species at the zoo, while highlighting the critical role otters play in ecosystems.

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October 6, 2015

Wildlife workshop at zoo aims to get the lead out

The workshop aims to provide an interactive forum where Northwest hunters and wildlife professionals can learn about and discuss the effects of lead on the area's... Read More

October 1, 2015

Local seniors invited to free day at Oregon Zoo

Local seniors can reconnect with wildlife Tuesday, Sept. 15, during Senior Safari, a free day at the Oregon Zoo for anyone 65 or older.

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September 9, 2015

Oregon Zoo breaks ground on new education center

A crowd of shovel-wielding schoolchildren joined forces with a 30-ton excavator today, as the Oregon Zoo broke ground on its next major campus improvement: a new... Read More

September 1, 2015

Oregon Zoo partners with OSU on 'Beaver Genome Project'

With an assist from Filbert — a furry, buck-toothed denizen of the Oregon Zoo's Cascade Stream and Pond habitat — scientists at Oregon State University are preparing... Read More

August 28, 2015

Zoo to celebrate red apes on World Orangutan Day

On Aug. 19, the Oregon Zoo celebrates World Orangutan Day with activities highlighting these endangered great apes and what people can do to help in them survive in... Read More

August 18, 2015