Pip & Jo the Rescued Moose Calves Move to their New Home

We’re excited to announce that Pip & Jo the rescued moose calves have moved into their new home here at AWCC! Now that they’ve gotten bigger, this larger enclosure offers them more space to explore and play. Right now they are neighbors with Arnold the moose, but this summer they’ll become roommates so they can…

Kick Sledding Adventure at AWCC

Come on down this winter for a kick sledding adventure at AWCC! A self-guided kick sled tour is a great way to experience the center and enjoy an Alaskan winter wonderland. The weather and the roads here at AWCC are perfect for kick-sledding this winter! We have kick-sleds to fit all ages and sizes. Enjoy…

Animal Rescue Highlight of 2020

As 2020 comes to an end, we thought we’d look back at the animals that were given homes at AWCC this year. This past spring, AWCC was able to rescue five adorable critters that were in need of a loving home. We’re glad that we were able to say “yes” to bringing Baby Ruth, Heath,…

Pip & Jo the Rescued Moose Calves Are All Grown Up!

Have you ever wondered how much Pip and Jo the rescued moose calves get fed? When these little gals first arrived in late spring 2020, we started them out with six bottle feedings a day (every four hours). This meant many late nights and early mornings for our Animal Care staff! The amount they received…

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…

May is around the corner

May is right around the corner and here at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, we are excited to see blue skies, green grass, and the smiling faces of visitors. May kicks off our daily summer programs that include a variety of our animals and longer hours of operation. Starting May 1st, AWCC is open daily…

UPDATE: Moose Encounters are Canceled

The moose encounters are officially canceled for the remaining of the season. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Our bull moose have started to lose their velvet and have gone into rut. When an animal goes into rut, their aggression increases. To keep our visitors and animals save, please respect our rules of…

Meet Arnold

Meet the newest member of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center family, Arnold. Arnold is a male moose calf, he was found orphaned in Anchorage, Alaska when his mother was hit by a vehicle. He will have a permanent home at the Wildlife Center. Arnold is two months old and weighs approximately 150 pounds. He is…
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