Calendar of Events
Community Events

Anchorage

  • December 13, 7–8 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Alaska is a Wildlife Photographer's Paradise
     Alaska Zoo Gateway Hall. Local photographer Drew Hamilton will share wildlife photography tips and advice, from composition to editing, to create ways to display your wildlife art.
     
     

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S.G.S. The Alaska Zoo is located at 4731 O'Malley Road.

  • January 10, 2018, 7–8 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Wolf Stories and Studies of Togiak Refuge
    Alaska Zoo Gateway Hall. For 10 years, Patrick Walsh, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, has studied the ecological relationships of wolves, caribou and moose at Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. He'll share those research results and some interesting wolf behaviors he has observed.
     
     

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S.G.S. The Alaska Zoo is located at 4731 O'Malley Road.

  • February 14, 2018, 7–8 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Tracking the Wolverine
    Alaska Zoo Gateway Hall. Follow the tracks of wolverines as Mike Harrington with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game shares insights from a wolverine research project. The project, which used tracking collars and trail cameras, helped determine a more accurate population estimate, and to better understand wolverine movements, home ranges and relationships with other wolverines.
     

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S.G.S. The Alaska Zoo is located at 4731 O'Malley Road.

  • March 14, 2018, 7–8 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Fish-Friendly Roads-Wave of the Future
    Alaska Zoo Gateway Hall. Is Alaska's road system fish-friendly? Katrina Liebich, Fisheries Outreach Coordinator with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses how removing barriers and obstacles to salmon and fish movement with more fish-friendly culverts, bridges and roads, is benefiting us all.
     

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S.G.S. The Alaska Zoo is located at 4731 O'Malley Road.

  • April 11, 2018, 7–8 pm
    Wildlife Wednesdays: Bear Aware?
    Alaska Zoo Gateway Hall. We live a big wild life in Anchorage and with that comes the responsibility of knowing how to live around potentially dangerous wildlife, particularly bears. Spring is the perfect time to brush up on your bear safety knowledge with Eric Stuart, an educator with the Bureau of Land Management, and Tom Griffin, manager of McNeil River State Game Sanctuary (Alaska Department of Fish and Game). Bear spray training included.

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Geographic, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S.G.S. The Alaska Zoo is located at 4731 O'Malley Road.