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…

#GivingTuesday

Consider the AWCC when making your charitable giving this #GivingTuesday! Your gift to AWCC will go twice as far – ConocoPhillips Alaska will match donations up to $5,000! That’s good news for all the animals at the AWCC. Your donation goes towards supporting our orphaned and injured wildlife like Twix the porcupine. Twix, a female porcupine, was orphaned…

Animal Adoptions

Kobuk recommends everyone check out the AWCC’s Animal Adoption program! We’ve got re-designed certificates and have added even more of our animals that you can sponsor. Adopting an animal is a great way to support our work of providing permanent homes for orphaned and injured animals. Animal adoptions make great gifts for the holidays! 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.…

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…
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