Giant Veggie Feeding 2020

Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main attractions is the giant prized vegetables. But as Harvest Fest ends, what happens to all those impressive cabbages and colossus squash? The veggies head south to attract a different crowd. The Alaska State Fair generously donates the vegetables to the bears of AWCC! Due…

Holiday Event at AWCC

Celebrate the holidays at the AWCC! On December 14th we’ll be kicking off the holiday season with festivities and a canned food drive! The schedule for the event is as follows: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Enjoy holiday ornament crafting in Bison Hall and photo opportunities with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. 12:00 PM to…

Animal Enrichment Workshop

Back by popular demand, AWCC is hosting our Animal Enrichment Workshops again! Do you want to help create enrichment toys for our animals? Then you’ll love AWCC’s event series: Animal Enrichment Workshop! On the first Sunday of every month from October through April, AWCC is hosting an animal enrichment workshop in Bison Hall. The three-hour…

Canned Food Drive & Holiday Event

Come celebrate the Holidays at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! This event is free with admission and is sure to be fun for the whole family. The schedule for the event is as follows: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Enjoy holiday ornament crafting in Bison Hall and photo opportunities with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.…

Paint an Antler at AWCC!

Every year, antlered animals shed their old antlers and grow new ones in the summer. We collect them, and now we invite you to paint one on Saturday, November 30! This event is a free-form style of painting. A variety of designs will be available for inspiration or go with your own unique style. Space…

Express your creative side on an antler!

AWCC is hosting a paint event unlike any other on Saturday, November 30. Every year, antlered animals shed their old antlers and grow new ones in the summer. We collect them, and now we invite you to paint one. This event is a free-form style of painting. A variety of designs will be available for…

October Animal Enrichment Workshop

It is not too late to sign up for the upcoming Animal Enrichment Workshop on Sunday, October 6. Do you want to help create enrichment toys for our animals while learning fun facts about them? Then you’ll love AWCC’s event series: Animal Enrichment Workshop! On the first Sunday of every month from October through April,…

Military Mondays at AWCC

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the men and women of the Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering free admission on the first Monday of each month from November through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. *Must present proof of military service, with ID or paystub…

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…

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…
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