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First Saturday

June 6

Rods n' Raptors Kids' Fishing Derby!


Event details and directions
This is great fun for kids. Join us at BPRC for a morning of fishing. The Ray Hubbard Bass Club helps anyone who hasn't fished before. If you have gear bring it, but bait and poles are supplied on first-come first-serve basis.


For directions and to learn more go to our event page.

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Rods n Raptors Kids' Fishing Derby


When: Saturday, June 6th

8:30am to noon

Where: BPRC, 1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas, 75002

Cost: $5/person, under 3 free

No registration necessary

Ribs n’ Raptors


This event has been postponed due to the rain we have received in recent weeks. We will be announcing a new date soon. Thank you for your support and we hope to see you when we have this important fundraiser for raptor rehabilitation.



When can you visit us?

BPRC is open to the public the first Saturday of every month.

Per U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service requirements, we do not have tours of our raptor facility.

The 'Builds its Nest' Campaign more than half way to its goal! And only $65,000 more needed to begin rehabilitation of our north Texas Raptors!

BPRC has almost completed construction of its next set of rehabilitation flight cages. These cages are designed for medium-size birds such as Barn Owls and Red-shouldered hawks. The cages give the birds enough room for physical therapy - strengthen muscles, practice flying, and reacclimating to the outdoors. We will also use these cages for prey-testing, making sure the raptors are able to catch live food, before being released.

We are raising funds for the operation of our rehabiliation which includes medicine, food and utilities. Only $65,000 more needed so we can open! If you would like to help please contact us.

If you can't help but would like to see the progress, we will be posting pictures on our Facebook page!

We thank you for your continued support.

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What to look out for!

Ever wonder why there are so many hawks around in the winter? Many of them come from up north and stay here until spring. Our year-round raptors don't seem to mind them. So as you drive along the highways don't be surprised to see hawks on many of the light poles looking for their next meal.

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We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.

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BPRC offers educational programs on a variety of subjects to schools, clubs, youth organizations and community groups. It's a great opportunity to meet the birds up close and in person.

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