Father’s Day Feature – Meet Matt Hertel of AWCC

Father’s Day Feature – Meet Matt Hertel of AWCC

Matt is the Maintenance & Projects Manager here at the sanctuary. He shares his story moving from Minnesota to Portage, AK, with Muskox Flannels for an inside look into his work at the AWCC, raising a daughter in Alaska and their quest to stay connected to nature,...
National Bison Day 2023

National Bison Day 2023

Celebrate National Bison Day at AWCC!  Bring the family down for a fun filled day at AWCC! We’ll be celebrating the American bison, the restoration efforts for the species, as well as their ecological, cultural, and historical contributions as the national...
Belugas Count! 2023 Event

Belugas Count! 2023 Event

Beluga Monitoring at The Point: 10:00am – 12:30pm and 2:30pm – 4:30pm Bring a pair of binoculars and help AWCC observers keep eyes on the water and record beluga whale and environmental observations. Beluga Educational activities at The Point and Bison Hall: 10:00am –...
Beluga Monitoring at The Point

Beluga Monitoring at The Point

Cook Inlet Beluga Whales (CIBW) are an important part of our regional ecosystem, and they are critically endangered. The AWCC works in collaboration with the Alaska Beluga Monitoring Partnership to contribute to beluga monitoring efforts in Alaska’s Cook Inlet....
Belugas Count! 2023 Event

Beluga Monitoring at The Point

Cook Inlet Beluga Whales (CIBW) are an important part of our regional ecosystem, and they are critically endangered. The AWCC works in collaboration with the Alaska Beluga Monitoring Partnership to contribute to beluga monitoring efforts in Alaska’s Cook Inlet....

New tour announcement! We are excited to launch the Naturalist Guided Walking Tour, with 2 departures daily. This tour may also be booked last minute. Learn More HERE, or book HERE.