In recognition of a lifetime of difficult work providing entertainment and pleasure to hundreds of thousands, Katmai Conservancy announces The Otis Fund.

The Grand Old Man has been in his office at the base of Brooks Falls for many years.  His finely honed gastronomic talents have amazed both man and beast.  Otis is truly one of a kind, a Bear among bears.

A Complete and Wonderful Success!


Tuesday, October 6,  2020 we began our first fundraising campaign for The Otis Fund. is graciously hosted our online fundraising efforts, and provided matching funds up to $100,000.

Your generous donations made our first campaign a Success!

Katmai Conservancy has placed their entire 2020 donations, to date, in the Otis Fund.  A total of $105,136.

Explore through their YouTube and Facebook fundraising contributed a total of $25,581.

The generous matching fund of $100,000 brought the total to $230,717.


Be a Part of Something Wild, Become a Friend of Katmai (and Otis!)


The Otis Fund will directly contribute to the mission of Katmai Conservancy supporting Katmai National Park and Preserve.  Katmai Conservancy supports education and interpretation both within and outside of the park, research and protection of the Park's bears (Otis and Associates), and on the extensive cultural history that spans thousands of years.  We promote youth engagement in the  local  and online communities, as well as ensuring the environmental sustainability of our fragile Alaskan ecosystems.



Total To Date $230,717

All Friends Donations Go to The Otis Fund




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