Moose Encounters

Starting June 1, the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center will be offering our popular moose encounter program. This program allows visitors to get up-close and personal with our bull moose! Visitors are able to feed the moose browse right out of their hand while being...

Meet Our Interns!

Aireana Owen, Animal Care Intern Favorite Animal? AWCC: Wolves and Bears Overall: Gorillas Where are you from? Indianola, Washington Education? Majored in Biology at Washington State University, but is moving to Florida to finish my degree How did you get involved...

Meet Our Interns!

Tierney Gannon, Animal Care Intern Favorite Animal? AWCC: Hugo the Grizzly Bear or Snickers the Porcupine Overall: Toads Where are you from? Lockport, Illinois Education? Ohio State University; Major: Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology Minor: Spanish...

National Zoo Keeper Week

Ever wonder who takes care of all the animals at AWCC, the Alaska Zoo, the SeaLife Center and other animal parks? Animal keepers. Animal keepers not only take care of the animals we all know and love, but they also teach the public about the specific animal, species...

Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

Cameron Ward, Hoofstock Keeper Favorite Animal? AWCC: Canadian Lynx Overall: Pangolin, an animal related to the armadillo  Where are you from? Originally I’m from Columbia, Missouri, but I grew up in East Lansing, Michigan.  Education? Majored in Health Sciences...