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Ballard Park, Newport's RI Only Nature Prserve
Friends of Ballard Park

UPCOMING
ACTIVITIES:

December 2
CLEAN UP
10 am to 12 noon
Volunteers Needed
We'll be removing invasive plants from behind the vernal pond. If you have loppers and know how to use them please bring them! We could also use help scraping and painting our entry gate. People who need to fulfill community service hours welcome!


December 13
HOMESCHOOL CLASS: Geology
1 to 2:30 pm
Participants will hike through Ballard Park stopping to examine all three rock types and learn about how the rocks were formed and sculpted by glaciers and errosion. $5 per student.
Register here.


December 16th
WINTER HIKE
2 to 3 pm
Enjoy the last Saturday of fall with a guided hike through Newport's Only Nature Preserve. We'll share some history about the site and point out its unique features as you hike through a forest, meadow and by a vernal pond. Wear sneakers as trails are steep in places. Suggested donation is $5 per person. Meet at 21 Hazard Road. Rain date: December 17th.


Ballard Park events and education
Friends of Ballard Park recently published its
Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report.
We'd be happy to mail you a copy.
Please e-mail us at info@ballardpark.org to request one.
You can also click on the image above to read the report online.

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For more information e-mail us at info@ballardpark.org

friends of ballard park, 320 Thames Street #274, Newport RI 02840 * phone: 401.619.3377
BALLARD PARK is located at the corner of Hazard & Wickham Roads in Newport, RI