News: sustainability

Citizen-oversight group praises zoo bond implementation

The Oregon Zoo continues to deliver on promises made in 2008, when the region's voters approved a $125 million zoo bond measure promoting animal welfare and... Read More
April 13, 2017

5 wildlife-friendly spring cleaning tips

Cleaning usually means removing stuff you don't want - like a stain, dust or clutter. Here are five ways to get rid of things without making them nature's problem. Read More
March 7, 2017

Zoo butterfly lab is on track for an egg-ceptional year

The Oregon Zoo’s butterfly conservation lab was aflutter with activity this week as egg-laying season for the Oregon silverspot drew to a close. Over the past month,... Read More
October 7, 2016

Oregon Zoo earns national conservation award for turtle program

The Oregon Zoo drew praise from colleagues at zoos and aquariums across the continent this week, earning another prestigious award from the Association of Zoos and... Read More
September 16, 2016

Zoo animals and visitors now eat ocean-friendly seafood

Seafood served at the zoo is now ocean-friendly thanks to a new partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program. Last month, the zoo became a Seafood... Read More
July 25, 2016