He Needs a Name!
Meet our newest avian ambassador. This delightful young male barn owl currently weighs about 560 grams (1.25 pounds), loves to eat mice, and wants a name. And you get to be part of the fun!
Our volunteers have submitted a group of names that you can pick from: vote with your dollars.
We will be accepting votes from June 4 through 8:00 p.m. on June 26. We will announce his name at 7:00 p.m. MST on June 27! Each vote costs $1.00, and the name with the most votes wins!
You can vote as many times as you like for the length of the contest.
Our mission is to conserve and protect native birds of prey and their natural habitats through education, rehabilitation, and research.
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Black Hills Raptor Center.
About Black Hills Raptor Center
Who We Are:
The Black Hills Raptor Center is an all volunteer group, managed by an 8 person board of directors. We are a not-for-profit organization with a 501 (c) 3 status from the Internal Revenue Service…
The mission of the Black Hills Raptor Center is to conserve and protect native birds of prey and their natural habitats through education, rehabilitation, and research.
What We Do:
The Black Hills Raptor Center provides 125-150 educational programs annually using live raptors. We present in classrooms, at youth programs, in the community, and for special events…
We Have the Power to Impact Our Future,
and We’re Doing Something About It
Building a Dream
The idea of developing BHRC (Black Hills Raptor Center) began on September 2010. That is when John Halverson and Maggie Engler set about the task of reducing “nature deficit disorder” in their corner of the world…
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Help Us Help The Raptors
Black Hills Raptor Center relies on contributions from donors to continue our work. Be part of the solution to nature deficit disorder in this region. Donate today!
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Shop The Black Hills Raptor Center Store
Brand new stickers custom designed by one of our volunteers are now on sale for $3 a sticker. These stickers are high quality vinyl stickers that can be placed just about anywhere. They are waterproof and resistant to sunlight fading.
Black Hills Raptor Mouse Pads Elise
Choose your favorite raptor mouse pads from the birds cared for by the Raptor Center. Order this mouse pad with Elise the Red-tailed hawk on it! Size is a nice large 8” x 9”. This size gives you lots of room to move your mouse around.
BHRC Coffee Mugs
Drink your morning joe with the birds! These 4 individuals were the original stars of the Black Hills Raptor Center. John calls them the “Founding Four Feathers”. They are Elise the red-tailed hawk, Icarus the great horned owl, Boo the western screech owl, and Hendrix the American kestrel.
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