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…

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…

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 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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