News: education

How climate change is impacting Pacific NW wildlife

Here are some of the Pacific Northwest's most iconic climate-impacted species, what's being done to help them and how you can take action.

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April 20, 2017

Oregon Zoo seeks pika watchers for summer season

The Oregon Zoo is once again deputizing volunteers of all ages to seek out one of the cutest endangered animals in the world.

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April 12, 2017

Zoo unveils spring nature camps in a brand-new space

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 16, 2017

Public invited to opening of zoo's new Education Center

Oregon Zoo visitors can meet Smokey Bear and get their first look inside the zoo's new Education Center this weekend at open houses March 4 and 5, from 10 a.m. to 4... Read More

February 23, 2017

Dr. Bugs to kick off Wildlife Talks series at Oregon Zoo

Renowned ecologist, wildlife photographer and insect expert Mark E. Moffett will be at the Oregon Zoo March 4 talking bugs. Moffett — known to fans as Dr. Bugs —... Read More

February 23, 2017

Around the world in 6 days at zoo's winter break day camps

With schools about to close for winter break, what's a working parent to do? It's not too late to book your kids on an educational journey around the world.

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December 6, 2016