AWCC to offer a resident rate

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center will be offering a resident rate to all Alaskans! Available November 1 through April 30 a rate of $14 per person will be given to all residents with proof of Alaska ID. The AWCC is located in Portage, Alaska and is open year-round for visitors and locals to enjoy. For…

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…

Alaska’s Most Unique Venue

Bison Hall at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is settled between mountain vistas, stunning glaciers, and Alaska wildlife. Say “I do” out at The Point with the Turnagain Arm as the backdrop then afterward celebrate in style inside a beautiful, barn-like building. Bison Hall is available for rental throughout the year. Email events@alaskawildlife.org to inquire…

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,…

New Winter Program

AWCC is excited to offer our new winter program schedule to all of our visitors from September 23rd until May 14. Daily programs are free to attend with admission. Bison Banter @ 11:30 am. Meet outside of Bison Hall Carnivore Chat @ 12:30 pm. Meet outside behind the Be Wild Gift Shop. The program rotates…

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…

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…

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 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…
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