Book a WoWS & Bear Encounter and receive a discount!

Book 2 tours and receive a discount! We are now offering a discounted tour package. Book a 2 pm Walk on the Wild Side tour and a 5 pm Bear Encounter for the same day and pay only $168 per person, a $17 savings.  Members get 20% off the Walk on the Wild Side tour and…

Bear Encounter

Get an up-close and personal experience with AWCC’s resident brown bears this summer! Participate in their daily training and feeding all while learning about bear behavior and diet. This encounter is offered from June 1 to September 30 at 5 pm daily. Purchase tickets online today or call 907-783-0058 to reserve your spot! Space is limited to 10…

Animal Encounters

It is June and that marks the start of animal encounters at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have two encounters to chose from, the moose encounter and the carnivore encounter. The moose encounter allows visitors to get up-close and personal with our bull moose! Visitors are able to feed the moose browse right out…

Kobuk and Sarah

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s very own Sarah Howard, the Curator was recognized for her special relationship with Kobuk, the three-year-old black bear on KTUU Channel 2. If you missed the story, catch up on the article here: https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Kobuk-the-rescued-bear-has-special-bond-with-trainer-Sarah-510047371.html?fbclid=IwAR1IVVs8J3Ucz4TI1KW5JPdtC-YnOmFctZMeT4nqnS99bRwyAu2rhObakMM

AWCC Welcomes Muskox Calf

The AWCC is very proud to announce the arrival of our first rescued animal of the season – Athena the muskox calf! Athena is a three-week-old calf who came to AWCC from outside Deadhorse, Alaska. Athena had been alone for a full week after her mother and sibling had been killed by a grizzly bear.…

Celebrate Mother’s Day at AWCC

We would like to say thank you to all the mothers, for everything they do with free admission to all mothers on Mother’s Day! Join AWCC on May 12th for a day filled with animal programs and delicious food for sale from Forget-Me-Knot food truck. Animal feeding schedule: 11:30 am Lynx program (behind the Gift Shop)…

Easter is tomorrow!

Join AWCC and the Easter Bunny on Easter Sunday, April 21st! 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…

Animal Reactions to November Earthquake

Ever wonder how animals would react in an earthquake? Well on November 30, 2019, a 7.1 earthquake hit southcentral Alaska causing the resident animals of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to display some interesting behaviors. Musk ox assumed their protective stance by standing in a circle and looking outward, facing the threat. Wolves and coyotes…
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