Volunteers at Every Park

Friends believes in the stewardship Georgia's greatest natural and cultural resources.  These important places belong to all of us and it is everyone's responsibility to care for them.  We strive to ensure that every park and every historic site has volunteer resources to call on to help preserve what is best about Georgia and to make it even better for future generations.

Signature Project: Faces of Friends

From avid camper to avid volunteer, Mack Cochran and his wife, Becky, are a couple of Cloudland Canyon State Park’s biggest fans! Mack has been a long time member of Friends and started volunteering with Friends of Cloudland Canyon in 2011. Since that time, he has contributed over 400 hours of volunteer service through a variety of projects. 

“Whatever he’s asked to do, he does it with a smile,” says Dena Abell, fellow Friends volunteer and Friends of Cloudland Canyon Board Member.

One of his biggest volunteer...

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