Beloved Snickers gets combed

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Check out this adorable video of Snickers the porcupine, getting combed. Snickers isn’t able to remove his winter coat as easily as our younger porcupines Kit Kat and Twix, so we assist him by combing him.The audio has not been edited this is the sound porcupines make. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLSZQUCzGK8 Love porcupines as much as we do?…

Take a walk on the wild side

Enjoy a tour where your personal guide will walk you through the AWCC and share the history and personal stories of our resident animals. You’ll have a chance to be up close and personal with a porcupine and have the chance to feed one additional animal. From May 1 to September 30 tours are offered…

New Enclosure for the Foxes

Jade and Storm, the resident foxes of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, have officially been moved into their new enclosure and look how happy they are!Jade, our male red fox, came to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in 2013 when he was believed to have been orphaned. Storm was brought to AWCC in 2016 via…

We are hiring!

Join our team! EDUCATION: Educational Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator: Assists with supervising seasonal education interns and volunteers. Will assist in supervising other animal care while they are performing educational duties. Please read the full job description here: Educational Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator Job Description. To apply please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Lily@alaskawildlife.org. ANIMAL CARE:…

Book a WoWS & Bear Encounter and receive a discount!

Book 2 tours and receive a discount! We are now offering a discounted tour package. Book a 2 pm Walk on the Wild Side tour and a 5 pm Bear Encounter for the same day and pay only $168 per person, a $17 savings.  Members get 20% off the Walk on the Wild Side tour and…

Bear Encounter

Get an up-close and personal experience with AWCC’s resident brown bears this summer! Participate in their daily training and feeding all while learning about bear behavior and diet. This encounter is offered from June 1 to September 30 at 5 pm daily. Purchase tickets online today or call 907-783-0058 to reserve your spot! Space is limited to 10…

Animal Encounters

It is June and that marks the start of animal encounters at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have two encounters to chose from, the moose encounter and the carnivore encounter. The moose encounter allows visitors to get up-close and personal with our bull moose! Visitors are able to feed the moose browse right out…

Alaska’s One-of-a-kind Venue

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center offers a unique, one of a kind wedding or event space that’s nestled amongst a breathtaking landscape and Alaska’s beautiful wildlife. With spectacular views of Turnagain Arm, the Chugach Mountains, impressive glaciers, and herds of animals, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a venue unlike any other. We are located…

Kobuk and Sarah

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s very own Sarah Howard, the Curator was recognized for her special relationship with Kobuk, the three-year-old black bear on KTUU Channel 2. If you missed the story, catch up on the article here: https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Kobuk-the-rescued-bear-has-special-bond-with-trainer-Sarah-510047371.html?fbclid=IwAR1IVVs8J3Ucz4TI1KW5JPdtC-YnOmFctZMeT4nqnS99bRwyAu2rhObakMM

AWCC Welcomes Muskox Calf

The AWCC is very proud to announce the arrival of our first rescued animal of the season – Athena the muskox calf! Athena is a three-week-old calf who came to AWCC from outside Deadhorse, Alaska. Athena had been alone for a full week after her mother and sibling had been killed by a grizzly bear.…
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