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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.Upcoming events
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If it's raining this Saturday, please check our Facebook page or call 469-964-9696 to see what we are doing.
When: Saturday, May 23 gate opens 7:30am, Photo day begins 7:45 am, goes to 11:00am
Where: BPRC, 1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas, 75002
Cost: $20/person, Pre-registration required. Go to our Help Us dropdown, click on donation, fill out the page and in the comment section put 'Photo Day'.
Raising Funds for Raptor Rehabilitation
An afternoon of music, fun and great Texas BBQ!
May 30, 2015 from 11:30am to 2 pm
At Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
1625 Brockdale Park Road, Lucas TX 75002
Support a second chance for injured birds of prey. Provide needed funds to open the only raptor-specific hospital in North Texas and help us return the birds to nature!
Exclusive raptor experiences include:
Music by: Joel Malloy aka DJ TimeWarp
Tickets: $75 per person or $250 for family of four
Register by May 25 by clicking here
Texas casual attire
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.
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.
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.
We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.
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INFORMATIVE AND ENTERTAINING
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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