Colorado Owl Festival, March 28 & 29
Join the NRCP, Pueblo County Library District, Pueblo Zoo, Arkansas Valley Audubon Society and Mountain Park Environmental Center for a weekend of all things owl. Highlights of the weekend include live owl demonstrations, night hikes, an owl hooting competition and presentations by owl experts. Family activities include owl crafts, owl stories, an owl movie and an owl pellet dissection. Complete 2014 Colorado Owl Festival Schedule.
Become a Certified Interpretive Guide!
The Certified Interpretive Guide program is designed for anyone who delivers interpretive programs to the public. It combines both the theoretical foundations of the profession with practical skills in delivering quality interpretive programming to visitors. Read more about the workshop! In partnership with the National Association for Interpretation, we are offering this professional certification course. Sign up today!
Join us at our annual Earth Day Dinner on Sunday, April 27th at 3:30 pm. The celebration will be at the Main Street Banquet Hall. Radeaux, Colorado artist known for his life-size pieces inspired by native fauna, will be our keynote presenter. We will also be honoring our environmental award recipients and there will be a live auction. Featured items include: Kayak for two on Lake Pueblo, Raptor Release, Steel City Anglers Guided Fishing Trip, Private Bird of Prey Presentation, Framed Photo by James Little and more! Reserve your seats today!
Help us identify people and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to a better, healthier environment in this part of Colorado. Nominate an Environmental Hero! By nominating one or many individuals for one of the Nature & Raptor Center’s coveted awards you will inspire others to join the critical effort to protect and nurture our vulnerable natural heritage. With your help, the Annual Earth Day Dinner and Awards Ceremony will be a great success.
Are you an Amazon customer? Now you can donate to the Nature and Raptor Center when purchasing online on Amazon.com! We are now part of the Amazon Smile program- Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the NRCP! To support us, go to Amazon Smile Online and add us as your charitable organization of choice!
The NRCP will be holding a BioBlitz on Saturday, May 17, 2014! A BioBlitz is a 24-hour time period in which researchers for all types of flora and fauna are invited to survey the species found at the Nature & Raptor Center. The Center has 59 acres along the Arkansas River just west of Pueblo. If you are one or know a researcher, professor, biologist, botanist, ornithologist, please let us know! You may call us at 549-2414.