News: education

Oregon Zoo to host Sea Otter Awareness Week

Otter lovers, be aware! The Oregon Zoo and Friends of the Sea Otter celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week, Sept. 22-28 — seven days aimed at showcasing these playful... Read More

September 6, 2013

Zoo breaks ground on California condor habitat

Though native to the region, and commonly seen here during the time of Lewis and Clark, California condors haven't soared through Northwest skies for more than a... Read More

May 24, 2013

'Legos at the Zoo' will celebrate rhinos, math, pastry

Future engineers, inventors and roboticists from Oregon Episcopal School's "Lego Physics" program will show off their animal-themed creations at the Oregon Zoo this... Read More

May 16, 2013

Zoo summer camps connect kids with nature

Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with bears, cougars and bobcats this summer — not to mention giraffes, elephants and flamingos. The Oregon Zoo's... Read More

May 13, 2013

Happy campers: Nike awards $10k to zoo nature program

The Oregon Zoo Foundation has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund to help introduce low-income and minority youth to the benefits of... Read More

April 23, 2013