Meet Our Raptors

All of the education birds at the Black Hills Raptor Center are permanently injured. For some the injury is physical.

Hendrix, American Kestrel | Black Hills Raptor Center

For others the injury is mental.  Our US Fish & Wildlife Service permit requires that our avian ambassadors be non-releasable.

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Developing BHRC

Building a Dream

The idea of developing BHRC (Black Hills Raptor Center) began eight years ago.  That is when John Halverson and Maggie Engler set about the task of reducing “nature deficit disorder” in their corner of the world.Photo of the future home of the Black Hills Raptor Center showing fence, green pasture and trees, for the Marco's Pizza Pizza Fund Raiser

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Check out our new items coffee mugs, ground custom coffee, winter caps and mouse pads!  All proceeds go to fund the Black Hills Raptor Center.

If you don’t see anything here to buy why not give us a donation.  You can designate a donation in honor of a loved one, a friend or a family member

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Black Hills Raptor Center relies on contributions from donors to continue its work. Be part of the solution to nature deficit disorder in this region!

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