Easter Eggstravaganza!

Conservation, Events, News
Easter Eggstravaganza! We had a very beautiful celebration of Easter at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! Thank you Pastor Hicks for hosting an Easter service at the Wildlife Center and for your inspirational sermon. Thank you to all congregation members, AWCC members and visitors who participated in our Easter activities. The sky was clear, the sun…


AWCC will be closed today (11/30/18) to assess damages and to take precaution from this earthquake this morning. All staff and animals are safe. We will post updates as they occur and will post tomorrow morning with our operation status. Everyone please stay safe and drive carefully. If you have any questions please email robin@alaskawildlife.org.

Groundhog Day at AWCC

Conservation, Events, News
Snickers, Portage’s Prickly Prognosticator, enjoys a cob of corn at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center while checking for his shadow yesterday and … he did not see his shadow (probably due to the fog in Portage Valley) and we will take it! Therefore, we will enjoy an early spring at the Center and we look…

Wood Bison Update

Conservation, News
Alaska’s wild wood bison population is prospering. One young cow is capturing the hearts of rural communities across western Alaska as she explores the lower Kuskokwim. Since her release in 2015, bison 124 has been on the move. By August of this year, she had been sighted by folks near Aniak, Kalskag, Bethel, Kwethluk, Tuntatuliak,…