Kobuk and Sarah

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center’s very own Sarah Howard, the Curator was recognized for her special relationship with Kobuk, the three-year-old black bear on KTUU Channel 2. If you missed the story, catch up on the article here: https://www.ktuu.com/content/news/Kobuk-the-rescued-bear-has-special-bond-with-trainer-Sarah-510047371.html?fbclid=IwAR1IVVs8J3Ucz4TI1KW5JPdtC-YnOmFctZMeT4nqnS99bRwyAu2rhObakMM

Celebrate Mother’s Day at AWCC

We would like to say thank you to all the mothers, for everything they do with free admission to all mothers on Mother’s Day! Join AWCC on May 12th for a day filled with animal programs and delicious food for sale from Forget-Me-Knot food truck. Animal feeding schedule: 11:30 am Lynx program (behind the Gift Shop)…

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…

Upcoming Year

News & Updates for 2018 We hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and are looking forward to the new year! 2017 has been exciting year for AWCC with new added experiences, finished projects, improvements for visitors and more. Upon visiting you may notice some changes and updates to property; our new entrance road winds through the…

Princess Cruises Donates to AWCC!

Princess Cruises Donates $25,000 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! On September 20, 2017 Princess Cruises presented its first donation from the Princess Animal Welfare Sponsor (PAWS) to AWCC in the amount of $25,000. PAWS was established by Princess Cruises to donate a portion of proceeds from the sales of Stanely the Bear, the cruise…

Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

Hanna Sundstrom, Lead Animal Keeper Favorite Animal? AWCC: It’s hard for me to choose a favorite animal, but I have always been interested in bears, so they’re at the top of my list. I also gained a huge appreciation for muskox and moose while I’ve been here – they have a much larger personality than people realize. Overall:…

Welcome to Summer

Blue skies. Golden sun. Green grass. Fireweed. Who doesn’t love summer? I know our animals love rolling in the grass and mud, trudging through the ponds and creeks, and smelling the fresh mountain breeze. Sure it gets warm, but that’s what the water is for! Are you interested in seeing what our animals love most…
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