News: Oregon Zoo Foundation

A California condor perches at the Oregon Zoo.

Zoo is awarded $2 million to help save California condors

California condors received a much-needed boost this month as the Oregon Zoo was awarded $2 million to support the conservation of this critically endangered species. The funding, included in the year-end omnibus bill signed into law by President Biden, will ensure the zoo’s condor recovery efforts can continue uninterrupted. Read More
December 28, 2022

Wildlife bill could change Oregon conservation forever

Congress is on the verge of making a critical decision about the future of thousands of species — from gray whales to butterflies — as the window closes to pass the... Read More
December 19, 2022
A western pond turtle in the wild

Wild turtles get a pond makeover thanks to zoo, partners

Wildlife biologists teamed up with the zoo to install turtle basking structures in Yamhill County. Read More
September 8, 2022
Tony the house cat lounges in the Oregon Zoo Catio.

The latest mews: Furry friends move in at Oregon Zoo Catio

Two friendly new felines have taken up temporary residence at the Oregon Zoo's Catio, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital. The Catio — a patio for cats — gives guests a... Read More
May 19, 2022

Zoo awards $60,000 in grants for Oregon conservation

The Oregon Zoo Foundation and Oregon Zoo awarded $60,000 to support conservation efforts through the Oregon Conservation and Recreation Fund and the Elakha Alliance. Read More
March 31, 2022

Wildlife wins: Zoo celebrates conservation success stories

In 2021, the Oregon Zoo worked to save species across the globe, from majestic California condors to tiny Northwest butterflies. Read More
December 5, 2021