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.
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

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On Saturday – Winter Solstice Walk!

Our Winter Solstice Walk is this Saturday, December 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Celebrate by taking a self-guided walk on the river trail as it is lit by over 200 luminaries. Warm up with hot cocoa around a campfire and enjoy a magical evening! Dogs on a leash are welcome.

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Raptor Resolution Run – December 27th!

Join NRCP and the Southern Colorado Runners for a 5 mile run or a brisk 2,015 yard fun walk.  All entrants will receive a T-shirt, warm refreshments and sweet carbs. After the race, those entrants eating lunch at the Coyote Grill will receive a 10% discount with a race bib. Top overall finishers will receive a raptor release or presentation. Get the Registration Form!

2015 Calendar

 2015 Calendars have arrived!

Purchase your 2015 Calendar online today! Did you miss out on some of our amazing programs in 2014? Keep track of our events and programs while enjoying beautiful images taken at your favorite local nature center! Support us today and purchase a 2015 calendar for your wall at home, or as a gift for someone special over the holiday season.

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Honoring Pueblo’s Environmental Heroes

It is time, once again, for us to ask for your help in identifying people and organizations who have made truly outstanding contributions to a better, healthier environment in this part of Colorado. By helping us to identify our environmental heroes and by nominating one or more of them for one of the Nature & Raptor Center’s coveted awards, you will help to inspire and motivate others to join the critical effort to protect and nurture our vulnerable natural heritage.  Learn More


Thank You Supporters!

Thank you to all our wonderful Colorado Gives Day Supporters. We met our goal of 30 donors and are moved by your support. Drum roll please… winner of the Free Bird of Prey presentation by our Executive Director John Gallagher is… Paulette Arns! Missed Colorado Gives Day? Its not too late to give! processes donations for NRCP year-round.  Go to NRCP’s Colorado Gives Page to donate today.


Donate Your Unwanted Vehicle

Individuals and businesses may donate a car (working or not) to the Nature Center through Cars Helping Charities. This organization ensures that the proceeds from your donation benefit NRCP . Cars Helping Charities will pick up your car and sell it at an auction. Proceeds are then given to the Nature Center on your behalf. Give us a call for more information.

SteelCity Anglers

Want a Free Annual Membership to the Nature and Raptor Center?

Enjoy a full day fly fishing with Steel City Anglers! Pueblo’s premier guides in-struct all skill levels from beginner to pro. All gear is provided and at the end of the day we’ll hook you up with an individual annual Nature Center pass! Read more here or visit their website at


Pueblo Parks & Rec Program Guide

Want to be connected to a great list of programs and places to visit in Pueblo? Get your kids outside this year! Check out the Pueblo Parks & Recreation guide for Fall, Winter and Spring. Look out for Nature & Raptor Center programs and events on page 23! Also includes programs from Mountain Park Environmental Center, Pueblo Zoo, City Park, Art in the park and more!