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Western pond turtles at the Education Center 4/4 Western pond turtles at the Education Center 4/4 Saving Endangered Turtles in the Pacific Northwest Photo by Michael Durham, courtesy of Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo Foundation

Org #2833
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
1978
year founded
$59,445
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

The mission of the Oregon Zoo Foundation is to foster community pride and involvement in the Oregon Zoo and to secure financial support for zoo conservation, education and animal welfare programs. These programs advance the zoo's mission to inspire the community to respect animals and to take action on behalf of the natural world by creating engaging experiences and advancing the highest level of animal welfare, environmental literacy and conservation science.

Project Leaders
Christine Alexander
Christine Alexander
Amber Morrison
Amber Morrison
Team
Amber Morrison, Connie Apa, Julie Fitzgerald
Organization Information
4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
United States
503-220-5744

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4068655342
Organization Information
4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
United States
503-220-5744

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4068655342

Project Reports

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Jul 3, 2019
ENDANGERED BABY TURTLES HATCH AT OREGON ZOO
In the Oregon Zoo’s conservation lab, four tiny hatchlings have come out of their shells. The nickel-sized western pond turtles, which came to the lab as eggs earlier this month, are the first...
Apr 5, 2019
Western Pond Turtle Conservation Update April 2019
Thanks to your support, 15 western pond turtles are gearing up to be released back to their pond in the Columbia Gorge this spring! They arrived at the Oregon Zoo on September 24, 2018 to be raised in...
Jan 7, 2019
Fifteen Western Pond Turtle Hatchlings
The western pond turtle, once common from Baja California to the Puget Sound, is listed as an endangered species in Washington and a sensitive species in Oregon. Two decades ago, western pond...
 
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