The Conservation Crew, a team of three Oregon Zoo ZooTeen volunteers and a staff adviser, are the grand-prize winners of this year’s Project Polar Bear contest, Polar Bears International announced Saturday.
The Oregon Zoo Bond Citizens’ Oversight Committee told the Metro Council on Thursday that the Oregon Zoo bond program has the structure, processes and staffing in place to effectively manage the bond funds.
In March, the zoo and its conservation partners collected 47 wild pygmy rabbits from Utah and Nevada and released most of them into enclosures at the Sagebrush Flat Wildlife Area in central Washington.
On the eve of Packy the elephant’s 50th birthday, friends of the famous pachyderm can relive the excitement surrounding his birth and enjoy a fine meal at the Oregon Zoo’s Dine & Discover event, Friday, April 13, beginning at 6 p.m.
Put on your elephant ears and get ready to party! Packy the elephant is turning 50 years old April 14, and the zoo is celebrating Oregon’s most beloved elephant with a birthday bash featuring music, games and cake.