Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education and quality animal care. AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals and provides them refuge and spacious enclosures. Animals that cannot be released into the wild are given a permanent home at the Center. The Center plays host to numerous educational and daily guest programs, including the Walk on the Wild Side tour, where you can get a closer look at the Alaska Wildlife that makes its home here. Choose between driving the 1.5 mile loop, or spend your time walking through the 200 acres that make up the AWCC Campus. Involved in international conservation projects, including the Wood Bison Restoration Project, where the Center is caring for the once thought extinct Wood Bison. Additionally, the Center plays host to orphaned black and brown bears, moose, elk, lynx, caribou, musk ox and more.