Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo


Education | Conservation | Recreation

The mission of the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo is to provide unique experiences in education, conservation and recreation that inspire responsible environmental decision making.

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 Diana Miller, director of the raptor program at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo, shows off Aerial, the center's resident peregrine falcon.

Celebrate Diana’s 25th Anniversary!

Diana Miller has served as our Raptor Center Director for 25 years as of July 2014!  She has done a fabulous job of caring for thousands of raptors and helping educate both students and adults on the value of raptors in our environment.  She has asked that rather than an on-site celebration, we hold a Stay At Home Party celebrating her service. RSVP Here to Stay at home and celebrate!

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Members Only—Bird Banding and Breakfast- Saturday July 19

Bird Banding 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Free

Breakfast 9:30 a.m. – Special Members Price

We will watch songbird researchers as they catch birds in mist nets and carefully remove them to gather data, before they put bands on them and release them back into the wild.  After the bird banding demonstration, we will retreat to the Coyote Grille for a special Birds and Breakfast menu, with a special Members only price.  Space is limited, pre-registration required by Wed. July 16.  Call  719-549-2458

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Canyon Adventure in Condor Country

September 23 – 30th: Join NRCP for a great opportunity to explore the Four Corners region, in search of wild California Condors. For the second year of this exclusive tour, we have added the opportunity to witness Condor researchers release birds into the wild at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument! Get the Registration Form.

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Summer Camps

Raptor Camp: July 21 – July 25
Fort & Shelter Building: July 28 – Aug 1
River Camp: Aug 4 – Aug 8

Call 719-549-2458 to sign up!  More Information

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We could use your unwanted supplies!

Before you send your old and unwanted items to a thrift shop, consider donating them to your favorite local Nature Center instead! Donation receipts are available.

Items that could really help us: Vacuum Cleaner; Weed Mower; Power Washer; Power Blower and more …

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Bioblitz and Birdathon Results

On May 17 teams of volunteer scientists, and other community members worked together to find and identify as many species of plants and animals as possible, during NRCP’s Bioblitz. (Results). May 31st an NRCP team participated in a Birdathon to record as many bird species as possible in Pueblo County, in a 24 hour time period! ​(Results).