Baby Bison!

The AWCC is excited to announce the wood bison herd has grown by one. A baby bison has joined the family! The bison calf was born between the hours of 1 am and 4 am on Monday, July 15. The calf is happy and healthy and sticking very close to mom. Follow us on social...

AWCC Welcomes Babies!

The past few months have been an exciting one for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have welcomed new members to the family; four wood bison calves, a female reindeer calf, a male muskox calf and a male porcupette that was rescued from Juneau. The first male...

What’s Happenin’, Bison?

“What did AWCC say to the herd when they were released in 2015?” “Bye-Son!” Even though we said good-bye to our wood bison in 2015 for the state’s first ever Wood Bison Reintroduction Project, we’ve been keeping a close eye on them:...