Oregon Zoo’s pub talk series 2019-2020

October 15, 2018 - 3:34pm

Oregon Zoo Pub Talks continue in fall of 2019 

Learn about wildlife field conservation over dinner and drinks at the zoo! Oregon Zoo Pub Talks connect you with conservation experts who are actively working on species recovery efforts. Each month conservation, animal care or wildlife science professionals share their knowledge and experience saving animals across the planet, from the forests of Borneo to the skies and seas of the Pacific Northwest.

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Oregon Zoo Pub Talks are fun, educational events that help support the zoo's mission of creating a better future for wildlife through its animal welfare, education and conservation programs. Talks take place in the Cascade Crest building, with food and beverages being available for purchase in the Cascade Grill. 

Oct. 2: Sea Otters, Robert Bailey of the Elakha Alliance & Peter Hatch of the Siletz tribe 

Oct. 11: Asian elephants in Borneo, Dr. Farina Othman

Nov. 13: Pacific Lamprey, Christina Wang, from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Jeremy FiveCrows, from the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Feb. 19: Training Orangutans in Borneo, Oregon Zoo Keepers

March 25: Up Close and Personal with Cougars and Bears, Rich Beausoleil from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Apr. 8: True Tall Tales from Tanzania, Derek Lee and Monica Bond of the Wild Nature Institute

We encourage you to take public transport to the zoo, which is located five minutes from downtown Portland, and is accessible by MAX Light Rail line. Visit Explore Washington Park for transportation and parking information.