News: sustainability

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

Trick-or-treaters can fill their bags with goodies and learn about wildlife Oct. 29 and 30, during Howloween at the Oregon Zoo. Costumes are optional but encouraged. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free with zoo admission.

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September 30, 2016

Oregon Zoo earns national conservation award for turtle program

The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this week, earning another prestigious award from the Association of Zoos and... Read More

September 16, 2016

Zoo animals and visitors now eat ocean-friendly seafood

Seafood served at the zoo is now ocean-friendly thanks to a new partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. Last month, the zoo became a... Read More

July 25, 2016

Zoo's new Elephant Lands earns LEED Gold certification

Elephant Lands, a world-class home for Portland's world-famous Asian elephant family, earned Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in... Read More

July 11, 2016

Zoo invites visitors to help fight extinction May 21

Sea otters, Asian elephants and California condors are three of the most iconic species at the Oregon Zoo. They are also among the most threatened. On Saturday, May... Read More

May 18, 2016

5 reasons why Oregon Zoo gets food sustainability right

Every day, visitors and staff are supporting the community and wildlife conservation through the Oregon Zoo's restaurants and concession stands.

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March 11, 2016