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 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…

Animal Adoption Program

We are excited to announce our animal adoption program has received a facelift! We have new animals available for adoption (sorry you can’t bring one home). Check out the animals we have added and a few include reindeer, the wood bison, Snappy (owl) and Artemis the muskox calf from Endicott. AWCC offers a variety of…

Take a walk on the wild side

Enjoy a tour where your personal guide will walk you through the AWCC and share the history and personal stories of our resident animals. You’ll have a chance to be up close and personal with a porcupine and have the chance to feed one additional animal. From May 1 to September 30 tours are offered…

New Enclosure for the Foxes

Jade and Storm, the resident foxes of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, have officially been moved into their new enclosure and look how happy they are!Jade, our male red fox, came to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in 2013 when he was believed to have been orphaned. Storm was brought to AWCC in 2016 via…

We are hiring!

Join our team! EDUCATION: Educational Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator: Assists with supervising seasonal education interns and volunteers. Will assist in supervising other animal care while they are performing educational duties. Please read the full job description here: Educational Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator Job Description. To apply please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Lily@alaskawildlife.org. ANIMAL CARE:…
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