Preservation & Enhancement

Friends believes good stewardship involves both protecting our natural and historic resources as well as making them even better for future generations.  We work through our chapters all over the state to take care of what resources we have and to improve upon them where we can.  From streambed preservation to litter cleanup and from general maintenance and repair to interpretive programs, our chapters work hard to make sure our parks and historic sites are well cared for and left even better than when they were entrusted to us.

Signature Project: Sprucing Up The Park Gardens

During the spring and summer, Friends of Tallulah Gorge State Park focused on working in the gardens at the Park.  We have pulled weeds and spread mulch in the Park entrance garden, the Flagpole Garden, the area around the entrance to the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center, and the Pollinator Garden.  Next, we will work in the Native Plant Garden. 

Established in 2015, the Pollinator Garden is certified by Monarchs Across Georgia.  It is composed of perennials that are loved by butterflies, bees, and other pollinators...

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