McNeil River Scientific and Educational Permits

Applications for Scientific and Educational Permits to visit the McNeil River State Game Sanctuary in Alaska during summer 2023 will be accepted starting September 1, 2022. These limited permits are issued outside the regular lottery permit system and are available to those who have a demonstrated need to visit McNeil River for scientific or educational purposes. Information on how to …

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Expanded BearWise Outreach Program

Visit our Safety in Bear Country Page to learn how bear biologists from the southeastern US have worked with Linda Masterson (author, Living with Bears Handbook), to expand the outreach of BearWise to help people live responsibly with bears.

Support IBA with Amazon Smile

Did you know that IBA is a registered charity through Amazon Smile? Make the most of Amazon’s amazing discounts on Black Friday by making all your purchases through When you do, Amazon will automatically donate 0.5% of all your sales to your nominated charity (hint: choose IBA!). It only takes three easy steps! Visit Amazon Smile and sign in with …