Bear Aware Event

Bear Aware? Know Before You Go!

Bear Aware Event on Mother's Day

Join us at the Alaska Zoo on Sunday, May 8th, 2016.  Event runs from 12pm to 4pm.

Free admission for Moms on Mother’s Day

Hosted by the Alaska Zoo and Anchorage Bear Committee, this event is for the whole family to refresh their bear facts and safety information in a fun, outdoor setting. Watch bear-resistant container tests, enjoy hands-on bear related booth activities, kid’s craft station and more. Discover what attracts bears and how to minimize your risks in bear country. It’s Mother’s Day, moms are Free!

Are YOU bear aware? Anchorage Bear Committee and event partners include the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Zoo, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Botanical Garden, U.S. Geological Survey Alaska Science Center and Visit Anchorage.

Contact Stephanie Hartman, Alaska Zoo Education Director, at or (907) 341-6463 for details.