Welcome!

Welcome to the Robert G. White Large Animal Research Station at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. LARS, as the station is referred to by Fairbanks locals, is located on a former homestead close to the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus at 2220 Yankovich Road.
LARS serves excellence in research and education in high-latitude biology and provides facilities for and expertise in maintaining colonies of large animals, coordinating educational opportunities, and conducting community outreach in support of the UAF mission.


We are hiring!

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Animal Resources Center (ARC) is seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to be our Education and Outreach Coordinator. Animals are a critically important and valuable resource in Alaska and the UAF animal facilities offer unparalleled educational opportunities. ARC oversees the management, husbandry, and veterinary care of animals in several UAF animal facilities, including the Large Animal Research Station (LARS). We house a variety of species used in education and research although the best known are our muskoxen, reindeer, and caribou.
Learn more about the position and apply here:
https://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=85827
Search for posting number 0069673

Last updated: Oct 21, 2014

Summer Tours

2014 Tour Schedule


Days: Tues-Sat, Jun 3- Aug 30
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tours: 3 x day 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Tour Length: 45-60 min.
Cost: $10/adults, $9 military and seniors (>65), $6 students, 6 and under free
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