News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

Condor hatching season rates a '10' with conservationists

Ten fuzzy California condor chicks are squawking in their nests this spring at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — the biggest batch yet in the zoo's 18-year effort to save the critically endangered species from extinction. Read More
June 15, 2021

Animal-care spotlight: Preparing for changes

A recent survey from Banfield Pet Hospital found 32% of people with pets have asked veterinarians how to make their return to the workplace easier on their furry friends. Read More
May 21, 2021

Teledyne-FLIR nest-cams show record year for zoo condors

Nine California condors have hatched so far this spring at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation — the biggest batch of chicks in the zoo's 18-year... Read More
May 20, 2021

Citizen oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

Despite a global pandemic, the Oregon Zoo continues to deliver on promises made in 2008, when the region's voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting... Read More
May 7, 2021

Kelp and sea otters: A Q&A with Dick Vanderschaaf

Oregon’s last population of sea otters disappeared more than a century ago, wiped out by the fur trade. Today, questions remain about how their loss has affected our... Read More
April 13, 2021

Zoo Foundation awards $40,000 for Oregon conservation

Sea otters, beavers and western pond turtles got some much-needed help this week as the Oregon Zoo Foundation funded $40,000 to support Oregon Zoo conservation efforts... Read More
April 8, 2021