News: education

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

ZooTeens inspire schoolkids, meet Jane Goodall

A team of 11 ZooTeens — the Oregon Zoo's corps of high school volunteers — earned an audience with world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall... Read More

October 16, 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