Outreach

Outreach: Let Us Bring the Zoo to You!

Note: Prices for the programs listed below changed as of May 23, 2014. If you scheduled programs with us before May 23, those programs will remain at the original prices. Programs scheduled on or after May 23 will reflect the new pricing.

Basic Information:

  • Contact our Outreach Coordinator at outreach@alaskazoo.org or (907) 341-6458 for more information or to schedule an outreach program!
  • When scheduling your program, please have the following information ready: Program of interest, preferred date/time, number/age of audience, contact person's information (name, telephone number, email address), school or organization information (name, address, telephone number).

Animal Ambassador Outreach

Ambassador animals available: Great-horned owl, red-tailed hawk, porcupine, Northern goshawk, reptiles (turtles, ball pythons). Availability is subject to change.

  • $100 per presentation (Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak)
  • $125 per presentation (Girdwood and Mat-Su)
  • Fees listed above are for one animal/one presentation
  • Presentation time is 30-45 minutes, depending on the animal
  • No maximum group size
  • Travel to rural areas will require different pricing
  • Fees are paid to the presenter at the time of program

Hands-On Animal Detectives

Let us bring our hands-on animal item collection to your location! Items include furs, feathers, antlers, skulls and more!

  • $60 per presentation (Anchorage, Eagle River and Chugiak)
  • $90 per presentation (Girdwood and Mat-Su)
  • Program lasts roughly 30 minutes
  • Maximum group size: 25 people per presentation
  • Fees are paid to the presenter at the time of the program

Guest Speaking

Zoo staff can speak on a variety of topics including, but not limited to: Polar bears and climate change, animal detectives, zoo careers, specific animal species natural history, zoo mission and history. Topics and presentations can be modified and developed to meet your needs.

  • $60 per presentation (Anchorage, Eagle River, Chugiak)
  • $90 per presentation (Girdwood and Mat-Su)
  • Prices reflect programs selected from our list of pre-prepared topics. Custom topics may require price increases.
  • Travel to rural areas will require different pricing.
  • Fees are paid to the presenter at the time of program.
  • Programs vary, lasting up to 45 minutes