Military Mondays at AWCC

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center thanks the men and women of the Armed Forces. To show our appreciation, we are offering free admission on the first Monday of each month from November through April to all active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents. *Must present proof of military service, with ID or paystub…

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…

Book Reading with Brooke Hartman

Join AWCC and author Brooke Hartman for a reading of her book Dream Flights on Arctic Nights followed by crafts on Sunday, September 8th.  The reading and crafts will take place at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Bison Hall. Schedule of event: 11:15 am: Dream Flights on Arctic Nights book reading 11:45 am to 12:45 pm: Crafts includes…

We are hiring!

Join our team! EDUCATION: Educational Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator: Assists with supervising seasonal education interns and volunteers. Will assist in supervising other animal care while they are performing educational duties. Please read the full job description here: Educational Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator Job Description. To apply please send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Lily@alaskawildlife.org. ANIMAL CARE:…

Book a WoWS & Bear Encounter and receive a discount!

Book 2 tours and receive a discount! We are now offering a discounted tour package. Book a 2 pm Walk on the Wild Side tour and a 5 pm Bear Encounter for the same day and pay only $168 per person, a $17 savings.  Members get 20% off the Walk on the Wild Side tour and…

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…

Alaska’s One-of-a-kind Venue

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center offers a unique, one of a kind wedding or event space that’s nestled amongst a breathtaking landscape and Alaska’s beautiful wildlife. With spectacular views of Turnagain Arm, the Chugach Mountains, impressive glaciers, and herds of animals, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a venue unlike any other. We are located…
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