Calling all Alaskans! While you’re applying for your Permanent Dividend Fund (PFD) this year, don’t forget that you can choose to donate to AWCC. Pick.Click.Give. allows Alaskans to make tax deductible donations to causes they care about statewide by using a portion of their PFD. Pick.Click.Give. allows Alaskans to make donations in increments of $25.…
This year has been quite difficult for us here at AWCC, and the challenges we face are many. However, the cloud of 2020 has a silver lining – our friends. We’d like to say thank you to our monthly donors who give us something to count on, surprise donors who give us something to hope…
As one of Anchorage’s five “Cultural Pillars,” the AWCC recently received a portion of CARES Act funding provided to the Municipality of Anchorage. Our nonprofit took a serious financial hit this year. Earnings have been a fraction of our normal income due to the cancellation of nearly all tours, events, and visitors. The drastic reduction…
Inspired by a shared passion for outdoor adventure and support of wildlife, AWCC is excited to announce a new partnership to support wildlife conservation. We’ve partnered with MuskOx, a men’s apparel company that makes high-quality adventure-ready clothes for the modern American man. Gear is made with thoughtful performance details that is both durable and functional.…
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May 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Do you love hummingbirds and enjoy learning about these fascinating little acrobats of the air? Then visit the AWCC on Saturday, May 15th for the Summer Hummers event! This all-day hummingbird celebration is in partnership with the AWCC, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Alaska, and The Alaska Hummingbird Project, Inc.
This fun-filled day will run from 11AM to 4PM and is free with admission. We’ll have banding demonstrations, educational chats, and more! So come on down and help us spot these tiny iridescent hummers here at AWCC!
- Check out a Banding Demo at 10:30AM and 11:30AM
- Join an Expert Talk at 1:30PM, 2:30PM, and 3:30PM
- Watch hummingbirds feed
- Explore Hands-on Science Activities (perfect for all ages!)