Media Opportunities Bruin at Wildlife Center

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Photography for the Novelist and Professional Alike! Visitors from all around the world flock to Alaska, seemingly as another migratory species, for the summer season in search of the outdoors and wildlife. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) is well known for offering natural, albeit safe, wildlife photography and filming that attracts professionals and novelists…

Final Bison Released

One at a time, eighteen mature wood bison bulls walked off a barge onto the bank of the Innoko River and disappeared into their new habitat earlier this week. “130th bison released today without injury or death during transport to any. It’s been a long, hard road, and now we turn them over to nature herself,”…

Calving Season Brings Excitement to Wildlife Center

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An incredibly busy winter season, with the release of 100 wood bison, downplayed the anticipation for what has become a very busy start to the summer for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC). The Wildlife Center had a somewhat routine May on campus with four wood bison and two musk ox calves born, until this…

Early Start to Mother’s Day

The Mother’s Day excitement began a little early for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center this year, with a wood bison calf born last evening! The first wild-born calf was born on April 23rd, outside of the village of Shageluk, among the herd of reintroduced wood bison. The calf born last night is the second wood…

Portage Village Takes Roots

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Ping! Ping! That’s the sound of progress around the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! As piles get pounded into the ground AWCC gets excited for a new addition named Bison Hall, to expand and grow the education program at AWCC. As fundraising efforts continue, the beginning stages of Bison Hall have started to take shape.  Bison…

Wood Bison Restoration

Conservation
The United States has a population of wild wood bison for the first time in more than 100 years. On Friday, April 3, 100 wood bison which had been kept in temporary pens near Shageluk, Alaska, for just over a week were lead by Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tom Seaton across the…
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