The Friends of Briarlake Forest Park work with DeKalb County's Department of recreation, Parks, and Cultural Affairs to provide community leadership to restore, enhance, and protect Briarlake Forest Park's natural features, cultural history, and recreational opportunities. Through education, conservation, and public engagement, we strive to improve the quality of life in our community for generations to come.
Our Friends Group consists of neighbors who volunteer their leadership skills, time, creativity, and energy to support and sustain this are urban forest. Please view our News and Events page to view our calendar of scheduled events and workdays. We welcome volunteers to our scheduled workdays. Your involvement and your support is greatly appreciated.
Executive Committee: Jessie Hayden -- Chair of The Friends of Briarlake Forest Park Clell Deaver -- Vice Chair of The Friends of the Briarlake Forest Park
Grounds, Trails and Maintenance Margo Reynolds, Co-Chair Chuck Van Horn, Co-Chair
Restoration and Preservation Gregory George, Co- Chair Grace Edwards, Co-Chair
Budget, Fundraising, and Grants Milt Crouch, Chair Safety, Health, and Wellness John Steward, Co-Chair Sue Anne Brenner, Co-Chair
Education Mary Lou McCloskey, Chair Communications and Neighborhood Relations Jessie Hayden and Milt Crouch