Gratitude Report 2021 – 2022

Together for wildlife and people.

Together for wildlife and people.

Since 2008, the Oregon Zoo and Oregon Zoo Foundation have supported community-based organizations working to conserve threatened species, restore habitat, reduce human-wildlife conflict and promote coexistence in the Malaysian state of Sabah. Foundation donors have...
One Day At Your Zoo

One Day At Your Zoo

From inspiring education programs to on-the-ground conservation efforts, we are working to create a better future for wildlife and for us all. We can’t do this work without you.     2,617 people visit the zoo. 500 people ride the carousel. 727 people ride...
You are part of something special.

You are part of something special.

Dear friend, Memories linger like snapshots in our minds. Years later, we can relive the hot summer day we saw an elephant splashing in the pool or an orangutan building a lofty nest in the shade. Zoos have the power to inspire a connection with wildlife, a power...
Pack impact.

Pack impact.

While this report focuses on a single day, work at the zoo takes place 365 days a year and YOU make it all possible. In this year’s annual report, we set out to tell the story of one day at the Oregon Zoo. Nothing was unusual or different about Aug. 24. There were the...
Make a world of difference.

Make a world of difference.

Orangutans and Asian elephants are critically endangered, largely because of habitat loss driven by logging and the conversion of forests into oil palm plantations. Around 90% of the world’s palm oil is produced on the only two islands where these charismatic animals...
Diving in.

Diving in.

Author's Note: This content is 1 year old and may not be up-to-date.Scientific divers help care for zoo animals and habitats. On a cool July morning, in a building tucked behind the zoo’s marine life habitats, dive safety officer Micah Reese sits in a room filled...