News: education

Small Actions: Tell us how you protect wildlife

It's been a year since we launched Small Actions, and we're marking the occasion with a contest for our community to nominate their own wildlife friendly actions. Three winners will receive ZooLights 4-pack tickets as well as having their actions published on the Small Actions portal.

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November 19, 2015

Lace up Thanksgiving morning for zoo's annual Turkey Trot

The Oregon Zoo invites runners and walkers of all ages to its annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 26. The Thanksgiving Day tradition, organized by the Oregon Road... Read More

November 13, 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

November 1, 2015

Pachyderms pulverize pumpkins in prelude to 'Howloween'

Visitors can see some of the world's largest land animals demolish one of the area's largest pumpkins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, during the Oregon Zoo's annual... Read More

October 29, 2015

$280K in grants to boost vision for zoo's new ed center

Two significant grants awarded recently will support the Oregon Zoo's new conservation education center, set to open in 2017.

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October 23, 2015

Treats in store for animals, visitors at zoo's 'Howloween'

Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Oct. 31, during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is... Read More

October 21, 2015