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.

First Saturday October 2nd!

Join us Saturday, October 2nd (9 am – 12 pm).  The first Saturday of every month we are open to the public.  No pre-registration necessary. Just show up!  

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.

Raptor Photo Day- October 9, 2021

Raptor Photo Day is a great opportunity to experience taking photographs of our education ambassadors in a natural setting. We set up perching throughout our park and let photographers take pictures of the birds with different backgrounds and lighting. We work to make your shots beautiful. For all ages and photography experience.

Owl-O-Ween – October 30, 2021

Blackland Prairie Raptor Center’s (BPRC) 1st Annual Owl-O-Ween. Join us on Saturday, October 30th, from 4 pm – 7 pm at BPRC’s Park.

This family friendly event will host safe trick-or-treating stations, fun Halloween-themed kids activities, and live raptors!   Bring your appetite to experience the delicious Dog Haus food truck and your sweet tooth for lots of candy!  Lucas Fire-Rescue will be there to join in the fun!  Please keep an eye out on our Facebook page and website for the official flyer and more information!  Facebook: @bpraptorcenter

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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.