Raptor Conservation & Education

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental preservation through public education and the conservation of birds of prey and wildlife in their natural habitat.

Join us at First and Third Saturdays

Visit our center the first Saturday of every month to learn about raptor’s amazing and unique characteristics.  Also, join us on the third Saturday of every month for bird and prairie hikes!

Third Saturday, January 15th (no live raptors)

Join us Saturday, January 15th for a bird walk and a prairie hike!  The third Saturday of every month we are open to the public.  We open BPRC’s park gates from 6:30 am – 12:00 pm.  The bird walk is from 8 am – 9 am.  The prairie walks are at 9 am and 11 am.  No pre-registration necessary – just show up!  This is a free experience. (No live raptors)


January – Paint-A-Raptor

Paint A Raptor Evenings

We have a really fun time at these evening events. We have a well-known painter, Elizabeth Dryden join us to guide us through the process of painting one of our education ambassadors. The education bird joins us for the evening and you learn about the bird as you paint your amazing portrait. All materials are included, you bring your talent!

When: 6:30-8:30pm. Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Where: White Rock Alehouse, Dallas, TX

Cost: $75 a person

We have a 40 person capacity for this event. Please email info@bpraptorcenter.org to confirm a spot and for information on payment options. 

Paint a Raptor

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year BPRC has many fundraising and ‘friendraising’ events to support its mission. This includes the annual Gala fundraiser, Raptor Photo Day, evening paint-a-raptor parties and much more. Please join us at these fun and educational events to help BPRC continue to grow.

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Blackland Prairie Raptor Center

Named after the tallgrass prairie that once covered more than 23,500 square miles of Texas from the Red River to San Antonio, Blackland Prairie Raptor Center is a rehabilitation and conservation education organization, specializing in fostering better public understanding of the relationship between birds of prey and healthy ecosystems.