News: community

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 chance to meet the zoo's cuddliest residents, learn how to create a catio environment at home and maybe even adopt a cat of their own. Read More
May 19, 2022

Living with beavers: tips and tools for coexistence

With prevention and planning, beavers and humans can coexist. Learn more about effective strategies and find links for more information. Read More
January 27, 2022

Stopping illegal deforestation will protect wildlife and people

The FOREST Act comes at a critical time for global wildlife, Indigenous peoples and the ecosystems we all depend on. Read More
January 10, 2022

Let’s prevent species extinction in Oregon and across the nation

Scientists estimate that roughly one-third of America's wildlife species are at an elevated risk of extinction. Here at home, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife... Read More
December 9, 2021

Scientists document Oregon beavers living in saltwater

Oregonians love their coast, and a first-of-its-kind scientific survey has confirmed that Oregon's state mammal is no exception. Read More
November 19, 2021

Oversight group praises fulfillment of zoo bond measure

The Oregon Zoo has successfully delivered on promises made in 2008, when the region’s voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting animal welfare and... Read More
November 18, 2021