Calendar of Events
Camps & Skills Clinics

Anchorage

  • May 4 & 5 6pm-10pm
    Staying Safe in Bear Country
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • May 26, 5pm-9pm
    Archery 101
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • June 24
    Basic Rifle/Firearm Safety (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

  • July 10, 9am-6pm
    Big Game Hunting Rifle
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 2, 5pm-9pm
    Duck Hunting
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 10, 5pm-9pm
    Small Game Hunting
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 29, 8am-5pm
    Hunter Education
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • November 14, 8am-5pm
    Hunter Education
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • TBD
    Pike Palooza
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • December 5
    Map and Compass Anchorage (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

Fairbanks

Juneau

  • April 22
    Introduction to Archery Juneau (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

    Learn proper shooting form, discover how to select the right equipment, learn bowhunting regulations. This is a beginner level archery class for people interested in target archery and/or bowhunting and gear selection.
  • April 24
    Introduction to Rifle Juneau (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

    In this class you will learn: essential firearms safety, parts and safe operation of a bolt-action rifle, ammunition, sights and scopes, marksmanship concepts, shooting from multiple positions.
  • 7-8pm, Friday, May 7; 8-11am, Sat May 8
    Upland Bird Hunt
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat May 8
    Fish Fillet & Knife Sharpening
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat May 8
    Outdoor Survival Skills
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat May 8
    Wild Edibles
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat June 26
    Deer Meat Processing
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat June 26
    Intro to Deer Hunting & Field Dressing
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat June 26
    Salmon Smoking, Pickling & Gravlox
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • July 10
    Introduction to Pistol Juneau (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

  • 10am to 1pm, Sat, Aug 14
    Pack Rafting
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat, Aug 14
    Riflery Principles & Practice
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • 10am to 1pm, Sat, Aug 14
    Step into Shotgun
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • Fri, Aug 27, 5-7pm; Sat, Aug 28, 11am-2pm
    Psyched about Silvers — Fly Fishing
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • October 28
    Introduction to Trapping Juneau (Alaskans Afield)
    Register at Alaskans Afield

Kenai

  • October 30th, 8am-5pm
    Kenai Hunter Education
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Mat-Su Valley

  • July TBD
    Float Tube Fly Fishing
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Online

  • March 21
    Haines Community Presentation: Living with Bears
    7pm. Digital Zoom presentation on how to protect gardens, fruit trees and more in bear country. Presented by the Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, the Great Bear Foundation, and the Takshanuk Watershed Council. Join at Zoom: Meeting ID: 889 4056 1361; Passcode: 692042
  • March 25
    Caribou Across the Last Frontier
    7pm. Join Lincoln Parrett, Wildlife Research Biologist for ADF&G, and take a closer look at caribou herds across Alaska. Lincoln will discuss a multitude of topics about these fascinating, iconic Alaska mammals. The presentation will include caribou biology, herd movements, how biologists conduct research, and the challenges of managing these constantly wandering animals. Click here to register.
  • March 31
    Counting Caribou
    7pm. Come along for the flight! Join two key members of ADF&G's caribou photocensus team as they paint a picture of what it's like to fly over and photograph caribou herds in the vast, remote landscapes of Alaska. Learn about ADF&G's ultra-high-resolution camera system and incredible software that has revolutionized the way caribou get counted. Click here to register.
  • April 5
    Caribou Diseases in Alaska
    7pm. Join the State Wildlife Health Veterinarian, Dr. Kimberlee Beckmen, for an update and in-depth look at caribou diseases in Alaska and their impacts on animals and people alike. Click here to register.
  • April 7
    Wildlife Wednesday: Bear Rubbing Behavior
    7pm. Grizzly and American black bears are known to partake in rubbing on just about anything they can get their paws on. Trees, power poles, boulders, outhouses — you name it. But why...and who cares? Researchers continue to claim to know the reasons for this fascinating behavior, but what do we really know? And, how can we use bears' innate behaviors to improve our understanding of population processes for conservation and management? Pre-register here.
  • April 15
    Nelchina Caribou Herd Update
    7pm. Please join Glennallen Area Biologist, Heidi Hatcher, for an overview of the history and status of the Nelchina caribou herd. Learn how annual surveys and inventory programs guide hunt administration for sustainable management of the herd. Register in advance for this meeting.