Alaskans Afield

Fairbanks

Class Information Date(s) Facility Cost per adult
Wildlife Tracking and Trailing

Tracking animals is an important yet a challenging skill. Whether you are hunting or taking pictures, learn how to find an animal before or after the shot. Learn how to trail by recognizing and following a string of clues through the forest. We will get you started with some principles of trailing and some practice in the field. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.

— Not yet available for registration.
June TBA ADF&G and Creamers Field $20 (under 18 Free with each paying adult)
Plants of the Boreal Forest

Learn to identify the plants that surround you every day. Learn the major trees, shrubs, and ground cover plants of the boreal forest. We will also discuss their relationship to wildlife habitat, edibility, and other uses as well. Learn what is available in our warm summer months and how to identify these local delicacies. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.

— Not yet available for registration.
July TBA Field location TBA $20 (under 18 Free with each paying adult)
Introduction to Big Game Hunting

Interested in filling your freezer? Experienced hunters will teach you the basics of how to hunt for big game species on a budget and without expensive equipment, including how to read the regulations, where to go, and what to pack.

— Not yet available for registration.
July TBA ADF&G College Road $10 (under 18 Free with each paying adult)
Big Game Field Dressing & Meat Processing

A hands-on experience with a big game animal (reindeer or sheep), gutting, skinning and learn tips about salvaging and storing meat in the field. Also, learn the cuts of meat, assess the condition, then cut meat into steaks, roasts or prepare it to be round; using a meat grinder to create burger, then wrap meat so it can be frozen and kept. A hands-on class, participants will take home the meat processed.

— Not yet available for registration.
July TBA ADF&G College Road $125 (under 18 Free with each paying adult)
Small Game Hunting & Field Dressing

Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitat in Interior Alaska. Although you do not need much to participate in small game hunting, we will cover the basics including regulations, firearms and gear prep. Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. Prepare for a hands-on experience. Bring a small, sharp hunting knife if you have one. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.

— Not yet available for registration.
August TBA ADF&G College Road $20 (under 18 Free with each paying adult)