Friends believes our natural resources are our greatest assets in cultivating healthy communities and sustainable futures. This is why we work with families and individuals in developing a deeper understanding of the environment and the outdoors, including fostering relationships with the natural world. Families, especially children, who experience dynamic nature-based play, participate in problem solving and seek opportunities to make a difference in their communities reap the myriad benefits that come with experiencing nature.
Outdoor Discovery & Environmental Education
Join the world in supporting and connecting with birds – February 17-20! Chattahoochee Bend State Park (CBSP) is an excellent place to spend a few hours, enjoy nature and conduct your 2023 Great Backyard Bird Count! Sponsored by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, National Audubon Society, and Birds Canada, this annual citizen science project is a fun and great way to celebrate and support our birds along with a global community. The observations and counts help scientists better understand the world’s bird populations before...