Giant Veggies & Animal Enrichment

The Giant Veggies feeding and the first Animal Enrichment Workshop are right around the corner! The giant vegetables from the Alaska State Fair are heading south once again to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! Saturday, September 8th the giant herds at AWCC will devour the giant vegetables – a sight to be seen! A tractor…

AWCC Welcomes Babies!

The past few months have been an exciting one for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have welcomed new members to the family; four wood bison calves, a female reindeer calf, a male muskox calf and a male porcupette that was rescued from Juneau. The first male wood bison calf was born Sunday, April 22, to…

2018 Easter Extravaganza

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Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, April 1st! Enjoy a sunrise service at the Point with Pastor Hicks (admission is free for service), followed by a puppet show, egg hunts and animal feedings around the Center! Partake in photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny from 12 pm to 1 pm and Hay…

Princess Cruises Donates to AWCC!

Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! On September 20, 2017 Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to AWCC in the amount of $25,000. PAWS was established by Princess Cruises to donate a portion of proceeds from the sales of Stanely the Bear, the cruise…

Volunteer Spotlight

AWCC is constantly looking for volunteers! We love giving locals insights to our work as well as spreading community. We welcome individuals, families or large groups to contact us for more information and dates about volunteering. Drew Larson, Daily Volunteer Where are you from? Wasilla, Alaska Education? Western Washington University Major: Biology with an interest in Animal Behavior Why…

New Entrance!

New Entrance! We are excited to announce the GRAND OPENING of our new entrance! This entrance has been a project six-years in the making, and is located a few hundred yards north of the old entrance – closer to Anchorage. The new entrance will aid in the flow of traffic as well as entering and…

NEW Moose Encounter!

Have you ever wanted to see animals native to Alaska up close? What about having them take food out of your hand? Starting today at 10am we will be offering a new program experience – Moose Encounter! This experience is just $10 per person and allows the visitor to feed our five bull moose while…

Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day! We are counting down the days to celebrate all mothers at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have jammed packed day filled with animal feedings, Spring Fest and delicious food and coffee brought to you by:        We kick off the day with the reindeer walk at 10:30 am, followed by lynx…
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