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Director's statement on Endangered Species Act rule changes

This week, federal agencies published rule changes that will cripple the Endangered Species Act, our nation’s most effective tool in the fight against extinction. Read More
August 16, 2019

New program gives endangered Northwest frog a leg up

Hundreds of imperiled northern leopard frogs will be hopping back into the wild soon, thanks to a pilot recovery program at the Oregon Zoo. The froglets, which the... Read More
July 17, 2019

Free July 4th admission for military, first responders

On Thursday, July 4, the Oregon Zoo will mark Independence Day by offering free admission for military veterans, active military personnel and first responders (active... Read More
June 25, 2019

Travel the world with Oregon Zoo wildlife experts

This October, adventurers have two opportunities to travel alongside Oregon Zoo animal experts and learn how the foundation is helping the zoo save species and create a... Read More
June 13, 2019

Zoo welcomes summer with extended hours, programs

It feels like summer and the Oregon Zoo is ready, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Read More
June 12, 2019

Gov. Brown signs critical wildlife legislation into law

Oregon has the West Coast's highest rate of vehicle-wildlife collisions, but road trips could soon be safer for both people and animals, thanks to new legislation signed... Read More
June 7, 2019