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: Georgia Gives Day 2019

On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, help support DNR Search & Rescue and their efforts to continue to save lives. Keeping park guests safe and protected is key to Friends' mission. Every year, Friends provides specially trained members of the DNR Search and Rescue Team with equipment and certification training to respond to emergencies throughout the Georgia State Park System. Friends also offer Lost Prevention courses and programs to help preclude unfortunate incidents. 

Friends of DNR Search & Rescue, as most of...

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