Bear Aware Event

Bear Aware Event on Mother's Day

Join us at the Alaska Zoo on Sunday, May 10, 2015.  Event runs from 12pm to 4pm.

Free admission for Moms on Mother’s Day

Join the Alaska Zoo and Anchorage Bear Committee for this family-friendly event to refresh bear and moose facts and safety information in a fun, outdoor setting. Watch bear-resistant trashcan demonstrations, enjoy hands-on bear related booth activities, kids craft station and more! Discover the many bear attractants to homes and camp sites, as well as how to minimize your risks in bear country. Not only will you learn to be bear and moose aware, but its Mother’s Day, moms are Free!

Anchorage Bear Committee and event partners include the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Zoo, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service, Visit Anchorage, Alaska Botanical Gardens, and Alaska Waste. Contact Stephanie Hartman, Alaska Zoo Education Director, at or (907) 341-6463 for details.