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Wildlife Safety

Classroom presentation Throughout Alaska, even in our state’s urban centers, humans share habitat with wild animals. Part of life for children who grow up in Alaska is learning how to act safely around potentially dangerous wildlife such as bears, moose and wolves.

ADF&G offers lesson plans, posters, coloring books, and in some regions, classroom presentations, to help teach children and adults about wildlife safety.

Make a Truce with Moose on the Loose

Download the poster (PDF 1,118 kB) for your students to color in and learn about moose safety basics.

Moose! Staying Safe Around Urban Moose

This 12-minute DVD produced by ADF&G and students from Mirror Lake Middle School in Eagle River is for elementary students. You can view this DVD online, or sign up to receive a free DVD for your classroom or youth group..

Hey Bears! How You Can Stay Safe in Bear Country

This 19-minute DVD produced by ADF&G, Wayne Hall-Stoutman Productions and students from Mirror Lake Middle School in Eagle River is for elementary students. You can view this DVD online, or sign up to receive a free DVD for your classroom or youth group.

Be Bear Aware Coloring Book

This PDF of our ADF&G Be Bear Aware coloring book (PDF 890 kB) teaches young students the basics of bear safety, including how to keep a clean camp and make noise when traveling in bear country.

Bear and Moose Safety Presentations

In some regional offices, Division of Wildlife Conservation education specialists will offer bear and moose safety presentations to area schools and to other youth groups as staffing allows. To learn more, call 907-267-2168 for Anchorage presentations and 907-465-4292 for Juneau presentations.

To schedule a bear and moose safety presentation in the Anchorage area, please begin by filling out a presentation request form. An education specialist will call or email to confirm your request.