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Zoo urges passage of wildlife conservation bill

The future of Oregon’s most iconic species may soon be brighter as the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act makes its way through Congress. Read More
July 15, 2022
Tony the house cat lounges in the Oregon Zoo Catio.

The latest mews: Furry friends move in at Oregon Zoo Catio

Two friendly new felines have taken up temporary residence at the Oregon Zoo's Catio, presented by Banfield Pet Hospital. The Catio — a patio for cats — gives guests a... Read More
May 19, 2022
A beaver chews a stick at the Oregon Zoo.

Living with beavers: tips and tools for coexistence

With prevention and planning, beavers and humans can coexist. Learn more about effective strategies and find links for more information. Read More
January 27, 2022
A lowland rainforest in the Kinabatangan region of Sabah, Malaysia.

Stopping illegal deforestation will protect wildlife and people

The FOREST Act comes at a critical time for global wildlife, Indigenous peoples and the ecosystems we all depend on. Read More
January 10, 2022

Let’s prevent species extinction in Oregon and across the nation

Scientists estimate that roughly one-third of America's wildlife species are at an elevated risk of extinction. Here at home, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife... Read More
December 9, 2021

Scientists document Oregon beavers living in saltwater

Oregonians love their coast, and a first-of-its-kind scientific survey has confirmed that Oregon's state mammal is no exception. Read More
November 19, 2021