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Oregon Zoo Foundation

Org #2833
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
1978
year founded
$60,860
raised on GlobalGiving
10
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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Oct 3, 2019
Oregon Zoo, partners return 16 endangered turtles to wild
Summer is winding down in Portland, and for 16 western pond turtles reared at the Oregon Zoo that means it's time to go home. With the help of volunteers and local wildlife agencies, the zoo returned...
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...
 
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