News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Oregon Zoo wins national awards for excellence ... again

The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this week, earning two prestigious awards from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums — one for conservation work on behalf of imperiled California condors and another recognizing excellence in exhibit design for Elephant Lands.

Read More
September 12, 2017

Popular 'Wildife Live' returns for summer

Summer’s in the air this week at the Oregon Zoo, as Wildlife Live presented by Portland General Electric returns for the season on June 10. The popular free-flying... Read More

June 9, 2017

Scientists scour Portland for 'Stumptown scud'

Scientists are on the hunt for a mysterious, shrimp-like creature with a unique claim to fame: Its entire population lives in and around the City of Roses.

Read More
April 19, 2017

Eggs-citing time for kids at zoo's annual 'Rabbit Romp'

Eggs-citing times are in store Saturday, April 15, when the Oregon Zoo hosts its annual Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring for all ages. Rabbit Romp is sponsored... Read More

April 5, 2017

Zoo Foundation names new executive director

The Oregon Zoo Foundation, the charitable organization that raises money in support of the zoo, has named Julie Fitzgerald as its new executive director. Fitzgerald... Read More

March 6, 2017

Local attractions offer reciprocal admission to members in 2017

Back by popular demand, museums and attractions in the Portland metro area have teamed up to offer a reciprocal membership program in 2017.

Read More
December 20, 2016