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 Saturdays

Raptors are fascinating birds. Visit our center the first Saturday of every month to learn about their amazing and unique characteristics. First Saturday is the only time we are open to the public.

May 1st First Saturday is on!

Join us May 1st for a fun, outdoor experience. Raptor 101! Learn everything raptors! How big are they? Take a Raptor ID Challenge. Texas Master Naturalists will walk you through the burned remains of a prairie to learn about the  importance of burns and what it does for the prairie. BPRC will have its live raptor ambassadors out to learn about their unique adaptations and importance in our environment. The first Saturday of every month we are open to the public. The theme is different each month so visit our Special Events page to see what is happening this month. No pre-registration necessary.

Special 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.

Raptor Photo Day May 8th. Pre-register until noon on May 7th. After that photographers can show up in the morning and pay the $25 donation at the door.

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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.