New Partnership to Support Wildlife Conservation

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.…

Giant Veggie Feeding 2020

Every year at the Alaska State Fair, one of the main attractions is the giant prized vegetables. But as Harvest Fest ends, what happens to all those impressive cabbages and colossus squash? The veggies head south to attract a different crowd. The Alaska State Fair generously donates the vegetables to the bears of AWCC! Due…

AWCC Volunteers – Summer 2020 Highlight!

All of us here at the AWCC would like to give a huge shout-out to our summer 2020 volunteers! COVID-19 greatly impacted AWCC’s operations this season and the support of our volunteers was invaluable in helping us uphold our mission during these difficult times. We couldn’t have done it without them! We hope you enjoy…

#GivingTuesday

Consider the AWCC when making your charitable giving this #GivingTuesday! Your gift to AWCC will go twice as far – ConocoPhillips Alaska will match donations up to $5,000! That’s good news for all the animals at the AWCC. Your donation goes towards supporting our orphaned and injured wildlife like Twix the porcupine. Twix, a female porcupine, was orphaned…

Animal Adoptions

Kobuk recommends everyone check out the AWCC’s Animal Adoption program! We’ve got re-designed certificates and have added even more of our animals that you can sponsor. Adopting an animal is a great way to support our work of providing permanent homes for orphaned and injured animals. Animal adoptions make great gifts for the holidays! To…

New Adoption Certificates!

We are excited to premiere our new adoption certificates that you get when you adopt one of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s animals! The new certificates feature our resident animals captured by our talented wildlife photographer Doug Lindstrand. The certificates have a modern element to the design we are hoping our supporters will love. You…

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…

Plastic Bag Ban

Starting September 15 the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center will begin charging for bags in accordance with the plastic bag ban in the Municipality of Anchorage. Each bag will cost $0.10 per bag up to $0.50 per transaction. No member or military discounts can be applied towards this charge. Go green with us and bring your…

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…

Summer Animal Programs

Memorial Day weekend, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is starting their summer animal program schedule! The animal programs are free with admission and are a great way to learn and see our resident animals. Summer schedule is: Learn about Lynx @ 11:30 am – located behind the Gift Store Porcupine Chat @ 12:30 pm –…
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