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First Saturday

June 6

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
Join us at events throughout North Texas Check out our events page for details

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Thanks to everyone who helps BPRC through Earthshare of Texas workplace giving. If you'd like to know how your company can further BPRC's mission, please contact us at info@bpraptorcenter.org

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Raptor Photo Day May 23rd!

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'.

Ribs n’ Raptors

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:

  • Enjoy a rare chance to photograph raptors up close
  • Kids can catch grasshoppers and feed a Mississippi Kite
  • Walk through the Blackland Prairie with Master Naturalists
  • Learn about the challenges raptors face in North Texas

Music by: Joel Malloy aka DJ TimeWarp

Tickets: $75 per person or $250 for family of four

Register by May 25 by clicking here

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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.

The 'Builds its Nest' Campaign more than half way to its goal! And only $65,000 more needed to begin rehabilitation of our north Texas Raptors!

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.

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Mississippi Kite
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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.

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FUTURE EVENTS

We hope to see you at one of our upcoming events.

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EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

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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Blackland Prairie Raptor Center
469-964-9696

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