Saving Endangered Turtles in the Pacific Northwest Photo by Michael Durham, courtesy of Oregon Zoo Photo by Kelsey Wallace Western pond turtles at the Education Center 1/25

Oregon Zoo Foundation

Org #2833
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
1978
year founded
$57,090
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# 4068655342
Organization Information
4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR 97221
United States
503-220-5744

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 4068655342

Project Reports

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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...
Oct 9, 2018
Tiny baby turtles arrive at zoo's conservation lab
TURTLE POWER: BABY WESTERN POND TURTLES ARRIVE AT ZOO If good things come in small packages, it doesn’t get much better than the 15 baby western pond turtles that arrived last week at the Oregon...
Jul 17, 2018
Oregon Zoo returns 15 endangered turtles to Gorge
OREGON ZOO, PARTNERS RETURN 15 ENDANGERED TURTLES TO WILD Zoo-reared western pond turtles are released in the Columbia River Gorge With the help of volunteers and local wildlife agencies, the Oregon...
 
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