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 stewardship.
Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

Programs and Events

Pueblo Eagle Days – Eagle Viewing Tour

Sunday, February 7th – 10:00 am to approx. 12:00 pm

John Gallagher and Sue Hardesty will guide our driving tour to view bald eagles (and any other birds/wildlife we see).  We’ll depart from the Raptor Center parking lot at 10:00 am.  Join us in our NRCP van or drive along with our caravan.

Pueblo Eagle Days – Raptor Center Open House

Sunday, February 7th – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us at the Raptor Center for our Eagle Days Open House.  Enjoy some refreshments while meeting our resident birds, including golden eagles, owls, hawk and turkey vultures.  Program at 11:30.  Free to public.  ($4/vehicle parking pass applies)

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 Nominate an Environmental Hero

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 Environmental Awards, you will help to inspire and motivate others to join the critical effort to protect and nurture our vulnerable natural heritage. Find our Environmental Award Nomination Form here.

 Reception Desk Attendant

The Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo is currently seeking an experienced part-time Reception Desk Attendant for our office and gift shop.  Check out the full job description and learn how to apply here.


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NRCP recognized as CPW Partner Program of the Year

The Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo was selected as the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partner Program of the Year at the Partners in the Outdoors Conference in early May. The awards are given to partners who have made great strides in furthering the effort to get more Coloradans outdoors. Specifically, CPW looks for people, organizations, or entities who have great outreach programs, or partners who continually make themselves available to assist wherever needed. Complete Press Release here.

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We are part of Amazon Smile!

Are you an Amazon customer? Now you can donate to the Nature and Raptor Center when purchasing online at! 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!


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/Spring 2015-2016. Look out for Nature & Raptor Center programs and events! Also includes programs from Mountain Park Environmental Center, Pueblo Zoo, City Park, Art in the park and more!