News: conservation and species recovery

Zoo to host meeting on NW condor reintroduction plan

California condors haven't soared through Oregon skies for more than a century, but a new plan could bring these majestic birds back to the Pacific Northwest as early as next year. Read More
May 2, 2019

California condors may soon return to Pacific Northwest

If a new proposal from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Yurok Tribe of Northern California and National Park Service passes, California condors could return to... Read More
April 17, 2019

Oregon Zoo seeks pika watchers for summer season

The Oregon Zoo is once again deputizing volunteers of all ages to seek out one of the cutest endangered animals in the world. Read More
April 17, 2019

Zoo seeks proposals for Northwest conservation grants

The Oregon Zoo is now accepting applications for its 2019 Future for Wildlife grants in support of animal conservation and wildlife welfare programs in the Pacific... Read More
April 15, 2019

Zoo, Oregon leaders work to fund wildlife conservation

The Oregon Zoo and its partners in conservation are asking Oregon lawmakers to support House Bill 2829, which would allocate $17 million annually to support underfunded... Read More
April 10, 2019

With inmates' help, rare NW butterfly is homeward bound

Innovative program helps return endangered butterfly to the wild in Oregon. Read More
March 29, 2019