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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"...

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Virtual Tour of the Be Wild Gift Shop

Featuring local artists, potters, jewelers, confectioners, and much more, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center has one of the best gift shops in the state. Please enjoy this tour of the Be Wild Gift Shop, and remember that AWCC is a non-profit so all proceeds...

Beary Playful

Beary Playful

Enjoy this video of Kobuk the Black Bear at play, filmed by a guest visiting the sanctuary in July of 2021. This video highlights the importance of enrichment. Sonia, AWCC Animal Keeper & Enrichment Coordinator, chats with us about the importance of enrichment: As...

Season 2 of Alaska Animal Rescue is now live on DisneyPlus!

Season 2 of Alaska Animal Rescue is now live on DisneyPlus!

Come behind the scenes with our Animal Care staff and learn what it takes to care for the animals that call AWCC home. The show follows staff from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, the Alaska SeaLife Center, and the Alaska Raptor Center as they respond to...

Video tour of the AWCC with the Newstate Nomads!

Video tour of the AWCC with the Newstate Nomads!

Newstates Go North | 2021 Alaska Road Trip - Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center By: Howard and Katelyn... the Newstate Nomads. Great ready for all the Alaskan Animals! Join us on an exclusive tour with the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center (AWCC) team to get up...

Animal Enrichment at AWCC

Here at AWCC, we love to keep our animals’ bodies active and minds stimulated. That’s why we utilize operant conditioning and five different kinds of animal enrichment to keep them happy: Sensory, environmental, dietary, novelty, and social. Operant conditioning is a...

Summer Hummers hummingbirds Event at AWCC!

Summer Hummers hummingbirds Event at AWCC!

Mark your calendar for the Summer Hummers hummingbirds event at AWCC! If you love hummingbirds and enjoy learning about these fascinating little aerial acrobats, then be sure to visit the AWCC on Saturday, May 15th. The Summer Hummers event is an all-day hummingbird...

Alaska Animal Rescue Season 2

Alaska Animal Rescue Season 2

Did you know that season 2 of Alaska Animal Rescue is now on Nat Geo Wild? This exciting series follows staff from the Alaska Sealife Center, the Alaska Raptor Center, and of course Howie and the team here at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. New episodes air on...

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