Thank you for your interest in Blackland Prairie Raptor Center!

If you are a current volunteer, please click here to go to VicNet to the schedule and log your hours.


If you are interested in volunteering, please email us at volunteer@bpraptorcenter.org and we will send you an application that you need to fill out and bring with you to the orientation.

Quarterly orientation: introduces you to BPRC and the volunteer options available. There is a $15 application fee which covers a background check and volunteer t-shirt. Minimum age is 16, with an adult present, and 18 as an individual.

Our opportunities include:

Education: cleaning and repairing mews (raptor cages), feeding, learning to work with our education ambassador raptors (if appropriate). Additionally, if you like talking to people, participate with us as we do events and programs around North Texas introducing raptors from this area.

Rehabilitation: working with injured, sick and orphaned birds of prey, includes handling and treating patients throughout the rehabilitation process. Also working in our mouse house including handling mice and cleaning cages.

Prairie/park maintenance: our public park area is always in need of repair, restoration, and improvement.

Construction: we are constantly building new flight cages or other facilities.

Thank you for your interest in BPRC as a volunteer. Our goal is to provide you a learning opportunity and make your time enjoyable!

Contact Email: volunteer@bpraptorcenter.org


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