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

Oregon Zoo Foundation

Org #2833
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
1978
year founded
$65,053
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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
Organization Information
4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
United States
503-220-5744

Project Reports

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Jul 21, 2020
Western Pond Turtle Conservation Update July 2020
Thank you for your support which allows the Oregon Zoo to continually innovate ways to keep our cherished western pond turtles engaged in natural behaviors and advance conservation actions throughout...
Mar 24, 2020
Western Pond Turtle Conservation Update March 2020
The Oregon Zoo is currently raising 23 western pond turtles in a safe environment until they are large enough to survive on their own in the wild. Twenty are wild turtles brought to the zoo by...
Dec 26, 2019
Tiny baby turtles arrive at zoo's conservation lab
The Oregon Zoo’s conservation lab has 20 reasons to shell-ebrate as 20 baby western pond turtles settled into their new home in mid-October. Smaller than a nickel, the hatchlings are...
 
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