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Wildlife Wednesdays

Learning about wildlife is the first step in protecting it, and at our free Wildlife Wednesday presentations you’re sure to learn something new! These free events start with a short presentation from a wildlife expert and are followed by a period of Q & A. Every Wednesday features a different wildlife topic, so there’s always something for everyone!  Currently, we host Wildlife Wednesdays in Anchorage and Juneau.

Anchorage: Third Wednesday of every month from 7pm to 8pm at the BP Energy Center, 1014 Energy Court, Anchorage, AK 99508. Free donuts are provided, courtesy of Dipper Donuts!

January 16: Wildlife CSI with Kathy Burek, Owner of Alaska Veterinary Pathology Services

February 20: Sea Otters with Dan Monson, USGS Research Wildlife Biologist

March 20: Status on the Recovery and Restoration Efforts of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill with Shiway Wang, Science Coordinator at the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council

April 17: Polar Bears with Jim Wilder, Supervisory Biologist at USFWS

May 15: Collaborative Approaches to Collection of Environmental Research Data in the Arctic with Caryn Rea, Retired Senior Science Advisor at Conocophillips Alaska

June 19: The Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Photo-ID Project—Highlights from a Long-Term Study with Dr. Tamara McGuire, Wildlife Biologist at Aqua Wildlife Research 

Juneau: First Wednesday of the winter months (October-March) from 7pm to 8 pm at the University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Lecture Hall, 11066 Auke Lake Way, Juneau, AK 99801. Refreshments are provided!

January 2: National Science Foundation- US Antarctic Progress and Weddell Seals with Rachel Berngartt

February 6: Salmon-Supported Bears, Seed Dispersal, and Small Mammals with Yasaman Shakeri

March 6: Carnivore Ecology with Kaija Klauder

Visit our calendar for more information!


Anchorage Wildlife Wednesdays

7:00-8:00pm every third Wednesday of the month.
Free donuts provided by Dipper Donuts, free drinks provided by BP Energy Center.

BP Energy Center
1014 Energy Court
Anchorage, AK 99508