Calendar of Events
Community Events


  • June 1, 11 am – 4pm
    Potter Marsh Discovery Day
    Potter Marsh boardwalk, Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge - 2880 East 154th Avenue, Anchorage, AK; located at Mile 117 along the Seward Highway approximately 10 miles south of downtown Anchorage (approximately 1/2 mile south of the Rabbit Creek Road exit and across from the Rabbit Creek Rifle Range). Help celebrate Anchorage's most popular wildlife viewing area at this free annual event. This family-friendly nature festival brings you birding stations along the boardwalk, captive birds from Bird TLC, educational animals from the Alaska Zoo, archery and spin casting practice, hands-on nature activities for kids, release of a rehabilitated wild bird, and more.


  • June 8, 11am – 3pm
    Fun on the Flats - Reflections Lake Discovery Day
    Reflections Lake, Mile 30 Glenn Highway at the Knik River Access exit. Get outdoors and explore the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge; Family-friendly events including nature walks, booths, activities and art; Learn to identify birds on the refuge; Live educational bird presentation; Bear spray demonstrations; Trap release demonstrations; Learn to cast a fly rod; Help stock lake with fish; Food truck on-site.

    Additional Information

    Sponsored by Alaska Department of Fish and Game and our community partners. For more information, contact Sierra Doherty at (907) 861-2104 or email