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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
Six girl scouts bundled up for winter are all watch excitedly for a winter fish catch.
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Our Wild Neighbors in Alaska
 
Two people stand at a booth with furs and horns.
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In summer, join us at our information booth.

 Our Wild Neighbors is a guide for teachers that includes activities, helpful definitions, and information on Alaskan native and endangered species and the biology topics related to them. 

Topics include: taxonomy, adaptations, habitat, ecosystems, biodiversity, endangered and extinct animals, and what you can do to help conserve ecosystems, biodiversity, and animal populations

Check out Our Wild Neighbors at the links below!



From pygmy shrews that weigh less than a penny to gray whales that weigh 16-45 tons, Alaska is the Last Frontier for animals as well as people. Our Wild Neighbors is a free educational resource book with lots of fun activities about Alaska's animals. You can also have fun with the interactive flash activities offered on this website. Enjoy learning about Our Wild Neighbors in Alaska!



Our Wild Neighbors iBook Cover: depicts a cartoon scene with ranger, child, eagle, salmon, and rabbit in a forested mountain vista.
Cameron Sanders et al/NPS

Click HERE for fun interactive activities all about Alaska's animals

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Download the resource book as a 1.5meg pdf at http://alaskacenters.gov/upload/Our-Wild-Neighbors-An-Educational-Resource-Book.pdf



 



Our Wild Neighbors Cover Our Wild Neighbors Sample Page Our Wild Neighbors Sample Page


 
Distant view of Mt. McKinley on a perfectly clear day. The mountain is fully covered in snow. Did You Know?
When measured from the 2,000 foot lowlands near Wonder Lake to its snowy summit at 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley has a vertical relief of over 18,000 feet, which is greater than that of Mount Everest!
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