Making a Difference...

Friends of Battle Park, inc. is a tax-exempt 501c3 organization for the purpose of preservation and education. We aim to preserve the ecological diversity at Battle Park in Rocky Mount, while offering educational programs in the park to encourage awareness and community engagement. Our positive message is infectious and our support is growing exponentially. Our mission is to preserve, enhance, and beautify Battle Park. With your support, we will become an unstoppable force in our effort to do great things in Battle Park. Jump on board, our momentum is fierce, our long list of supporters is impressive, and the City of Rocky Mount and all of its residents stand to gain enormously from our efforts.
A Sad Day in Battle Park

A Sad Day in Battle Park

It was startling to discover the level of destruction that has taken place in Battle Park. The city has wanted to clear the parks understory for years. FOBP was initially formed in an attempt to stop this from happening. We have lost the fight. We were able to delay...

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Terrific Trees on Nov. 16, 2019

Terrific Trees on Nov. 16, 2019

Walk through Battle Park with a tree expert. Learn to identify trees and learn many of their uses throughout history. See you there!!!! Meet at the parking area near the boat ramp. Help us spread the word by sharing our Facebook Event and marking it "going."

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Become a Friend of Battle Park

Battle Park needs more friends. If you have an appreciation for nature, we encourage you to become a friend of Battle Park. Join us for special outings, hikes, educational tours, and craft projects. Help us manage the park by joining on volunteer work days. Help us get the word out by telling others and sharing our special events.

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