Friends of Ballard Park

Friends of Ballard Park

  • Categories: environmental
  • Address: 226 Bellevue Ave. #10      Map
  • City, State: Newport,  Rhode Island   Country: United States   Postal Code: 02840
  • Phone: 401-619-3377    Fax: Not Available
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  • Email: Friends of Ballard Park    Contact: Alexa Furtado
  • Description:

    Friends of Ballard Park is an organization that was established to serve as stewards for Ballard Park, a 13 acre nature preserve in Newport, Rhode Island.

     Friends of Ballard Park hosts educational programs for area schools, teaching students about animals, plant life, and the importance of eco systems. Forty-five species of birds were spotted in the park during 2009. In 2010, twenty-eight species were believed to be nesting in the park.

    Friends of Ballard Park also presents free and popular family-oriented events including the Mad Hatter Iced Tea Party in August, the Pumpkin Tour in October, the Illuminated Garden in February, and outdoor movie screenings and concerts throughout the summer.

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