News: sustainability

Oregon Zoo to open new Veterinary Medical Center Jan. 19

The new Veterinary Medical Center has been designed to meet the needs of the zoo’s diverse residents, whether they be tiny turtles, long-limbed orangutans or prickly... Read More

January 13, 2012

Zoo’s ‘light-bulb moment’: Use LEDs to go green with holiday light displays

If you’ve been thinking of switching out your old holiday lights for some energy-saving LEDs, the Oregon Zoo has a sweet offer for you.

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December 1, 2011

Metro Council approves plan for implementing Oregon Zoo bond projects

In a decision hailed as great news for Oregon Zoo animals and visitors alike, the Metro Council today voted unanimously to approve early phase designs for new animal... Read More

September 22, 2011

Oregon Zoo penguins move to polar bear exhibit

Move over polar bears, the penguins are coming!

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October 27, 2010