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…

AWCC’s Holiday Event is December 8

The Holiday Event at the AWCC is right around the corner on Saturday, December 8. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is hosting a fun-filled holiday event for anyone who has ever wanted to take their photo with a reindeer! Visitors will also meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy tasty holiday treats, and create an ornament…

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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