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You’re Invited – 4th Annual Art Contest Gallery

You’re Invited – 4th Annual Art Contest Gallery

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is so thankful to all of the inspired artists that decided to share their creativity with us. The selection process for AWCC’s Art Contest is now complete and we are eager to celebrate this year’s selected artists at our...

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Thank You Girdwood PTA for a Fun Event!

Thank You Girdwood PTA for a Fun Event!

AWCC would like to extend a HUGE THANK YOU to the Girdwood PTA for hosting the 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat event! It was a fun-filled evening of tricks, treats, games, music, and good times. [gallery columns="5"...

Julia Barger Art Auction Fundraiser for AWCC

Julia Barger Art Auction Fundraiser for AWCC

Artist Julia Barger is hosting an online art auction featuring the animals of the AWCC, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! When: October 30 - November 7, 2022 Where: juliabargerart.com Bid Early & Bid Often!...

New Animal Audio Guides

New Animal Audio Guides

We’ve just released new animal audio guides, which are perfect for a self-guided tour! This gives you the ability to play the audio guides on your smartphone or handheld device while you are at the various animal habitats. Come enjoy over 200 acres of animal...

Calling all birders!

Calling all birders! Every year, thousands of birds make the journey north to raise their young and take advantage of the copious plant and animal life our state has to offer. This is commonly referred to as the “Spring Migration”. The AWCC sits on the Turnagain Arm,...

Christmas Tree Donations = Enrichment for the Animals

Christmas Tree Donations = Enrichment for the Animals

Christmas tree enrichment for the animals was recently featured on Alaska's News Source! Check out our curator, Sarah (Howie) Howard, explaining why our animals love this form of enrichment so much: Thank you to all those who have donated real trees to us! And, if...

The Virtual Race Across Alaska is coming back to AWCC!

The Virtual Race Across Alaska is coming back to AWCC as a featured “badge” stop! Racers who visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and show their bib upon arrival at the ticket booth get a special admissions rate of $11. Non-bib guests who are accompanying the...

Help us fundraise for a
NEW Animal Clinic & Housing building
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"These additions and expansions will make it possible for us to provide the best care for resident animals and allow us to expand opportunities to rescue, care for, and potentially release injured and orphaned animals back into the wild."  Dr. Oakley, AWCC Head Veterinarian