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2020 Events

Date Title Location Description
May 13 King Salmon Fishing 101 (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
June 10 Intro to Dipnetting (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
July 8 Sockeye Salmon Fishing 101 (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
August 6 Wildlife Safety in Coastal Alaska Online Enhance your confidence when out enjoying the wilderness of Coastal Alaska. Learn about bear, moose and wolf behavior and how to react for a positive outcome should you have an encounter. This event is geared toward residents living in and around the urban areas of Coastal Alaska, but the general information is great for all who are interested. Wildlife Education Specialists Abby McAllister and Marian Snively will be presenting and available for questions. Free public event. To register contact: marian.snively@alaska.gov
August 19 Wildlife Safety for Hunters Online Hunting in Alaska often requires taking extra precautions when it comes to wildlife. Learn about bear, moose and wolf behavior and how to react for a positive outcome should you have an encounter. This event is geared toward hunters or anyone who recreates often in Alaska's wilderness. Wildlife Biologist Roy Churchwell and Education Specialist Abby McAllister will be presenting and available for questions. Presented virtually. Free to the public. To register contact: abby.mcallister@alaska.gov.
August 21 Coho Salmon Fishing 101 (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
August 27 Watching Wildlife Safely Online 7pm. Observing wildlife, such as bears, in their natural habitats can be an unforgettable experience. Join the Alaska Dept. of Game, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, for a virtual presentation on how to watch wildlife safely in Alaska. To register, email co-host Abby McAllister at abby.mcallister@alaska.gov. This presentation will focus on how to behave in designated bear-viewing areas, where bears may be habituated and more tolerant of humans. Areas, such as the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, will be highlighted.
September 9 Moose Info Meetings 2020 Online 6pm. Southeast Alaska moose hunters, especially those in the communities of Gustavus, Haines, Juneau and Petersburg are encouraged to attend this virtual meeting for important information on this year's moose hunt. Biologists with the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game will present on how to identify legal moose in your area, show images of legal and illegal antler configurations, and talk about how to set up for a successful hunt. Pre-registration for this online event is required. Event is free and open to the public. To register, email Abby McAllister at abby.mcallister@alaska.gov.
September 30 Moose and Caribou Hunting for New Hunters (Alaskans Afield) Online Register at Alaskans Afield

Registration Required
October 17, Saturday, 8am–5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Kenai For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 15, Sunday, 8am–6pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.