New Adoption Certificates!

We are excited to premiere our new adoption certificates that you get when you adopt one of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s animals! The new certificates feature our resident animals captured by our talented wildlife photographer Doug Lindstrand. The certificates have a modern element to the design we are hoping our supporters will love. You…

Giant Veggie Feeding

The giant veggie feeding to our resident bears is happening today! We will be feeding Kobuk and the adult bears the colossal vegetables from the Alaska State Fair. Kobuk’s feeding will be at 1:30 pm and the adult bears will be at 3:30 pm. Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main…

Alaska’s most unique venue!

Looking for a one-of-a-kind venue surrounded by glaciers, breathtaking views, and wildlife? Then look no further than Bison Hall located at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! Bison Hall is a barnlike building featuring high-vaulted ceilings, large windows, wood beams, and a moose antler chandelier. It is the perfect place to host any type of event…

Plastic Bag Ban

Starting September 15 the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center will begin charging for bags in accordance with the plastic bag ban in the Municipality of Anchorage. Each bag will cost $0.10 per bag up to $0.50 per transaction. No member or military discounts can be applied towards this charge. Go green with us and bring your…

Giant Veggie Feeding on Sept. 15

Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main attractions is the giant prized vegetables with record-breaking pumpkins, giant cabbage, and impressive squash. But as the vendors break down their booths and the long summer hours dwindle, what happens to all the giant vegetables? The vegetables head south of Anchorage to attract a…

Book Reading & Crafts with Brooke Hartman

Join AWCC and author Brooke Hartman for a reading of her book Dream Flights on Arctic Nights followed by crafts on Sunday, September 8th.  The reading and crafts will take place at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Bison Hall. Schedule of event: 11:15 am: Dream Flights on Arctic Nights book reading 11:45 am to 12:45 pm: Crafts includes…

Book Reading with Brooke Hartman

Join AWCC and author Brooke Hartman for a reading of her book Dream Flights on Arctic Nights followed by crafts on Sunday, September 8th.  The reading and crafts will take place at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Bison Hall. Schedule of event: 11:15 am: Dream Flights on Arctic Nights book reading 11:45 am to 12:45 pm: Crafts includes…

Animal Adoption Program

We are excited to announce our animal adoption program has received a facelift! We have new animals available for adoption (sorry you can’t bring one home). Check out the animals we have added and a few include reindeer, the wood bison, Snappy (owl) and Artemis the muskox calf from Endicott. AWCC offers a variety of…

Alaska’s most unique venue

Bison Hall at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center offers a unique, one-of-a-kind setting surrounded by breathtaking views and Alaska’s wildlife. Bison Hall makes the perfect venue for your next event! The Center is located just an hour south of Anchorage in Portage. Our facility offers a peaceful and scenic setting for the ultimate Alaska experience.…
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