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Oregon Zoo, partners return 16 endangered turtles to wild

With the help of volunteers and local wildlife agencies, the zoo returned the endangered reptiles to the wild at the Columbia River Gorge. Read More
September 18, 2019

Please tell us what you think of our strategic plan

Oregon Zoo Strategic Plan Overview - Community Feedback Our strategic planning began by designing a process that incorporates the ideas and concerns of guests, staff,... Read More
September 12, 2019

What we know so far about passing of Carl Ross Sr.

Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of Carl Ross Sr., who passed away at the zoo last month. They have experienced a tremendous loss and it is understandable... Read More
August 23, 2019

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

The cuteness is here: Zoo welcomes Pacific lamprey

Five Pacific lamprey moved into the Cascade Stream building in the Great Northwest area earlier this month, and the ancient fish are making themselves right at home. Read More
August 5, 2019
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