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Searching for things to do with the kids or events for families? Look no further! Want to learn a new outdoor skill or get certified before you go hunting? We’ve got you covered! Looking for continuing education credits or professional development workshops for teachers? We provide them!

Check our event listings and mark your calendar to join us.

2022 Events

Date Title Location Description
December 1 Virtual Winter Wildlife series — Bears, Walruses and Birds: We've got them all Online 7pm. Alaska does everything bigger and our state-owned and state-operated wildlife refuge program is no different. At nearly 3.3 million acres of protected wildlife habitat in 32 refuge areas, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game manages the nation's largest state refuge program for the benefit of our residents and visitors. Join Joe Meehan, the Lands and Refuges Coordinator, to discover what little-known wildlife refuge areas are near your home and how you can enjoy the rich fish and wildlife resources of these areas, be it hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, or simply recreating in these natural areas. Register in advance for this meeting.

2023 Events

Date Title Location Description
January 11 From the Shores to Cliffs: A Behind the Scenes Tour of Qayassiq (Round Island), Walrus Islands Gateway Hall at the Alaska Zoo When: 1/11/22 7:00-8:00 p.m.
What: Wildlife Wednesdays lecture series
Title: From the Shores to Cliffs: A Behind the Scenes Tour of Qayassiq (Round Island), Walrus Islands
By: Amber Stephens
Where: This is an in-person presentation, free of charge and is located in the Gateway Hall at the Alaska Zoo.
January 18 Sharing the Trails - A winter trail safety and trap removal workshop for dog owners Mushers Hall 925 Farmers Loop Road, Fairbanks 6pm. Join us for presentations about
  • Recognizing traplines and traps
  • Getting your dog out of a trap or snare
  • Hands-on practice opening traps
  • Winter wildlife safety (moose, bears, wolves)
  • Dog CPR and first aid on the trail
For more information contact the ADF&G Fairbanks office: 907-459-7206

Sponsored by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Trappers Association, and the Alaska Dog Mushers Association

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January 26 Virtual Winter Wildlife Series - Straight from the Caribou's Mouth Online 7pm-8pm. Studying what animals eat in the wild can be a tricky business, but some researchers use a unique tool to reveal secrets about how wild animals make a living. In this talk, Dr. Kristin Denryter, Wildlife Physiologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, will share stories and science from the work she has conducted with tame animals in the field.Register in advance for this meeting.
January 28 Alaskans Afield Basic Reloading Clinic (Alaskans Afield) Anchorage Register at Alaskans Afield

Learn how to properly reload ammunition for a centerfire rifle - learn what items and materials you need to manufacture your own ammunition - you will create, load and shoot the ammunition that you made
February 6 and 9, 5pm-9pm Fairbanks BOW Beaver Trapping Class Fairbanks For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Saturday, February 25, 12pm-5pm Anchorage BOW Hunter Education Class Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 27, 5pm-10pm Fairbanks BOW Hunter Education Class Fairbanks For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.