Chad Boles, center, president of the Friends of Briarwood Park organization, mobilized a group of volunteers on April 6 to clean up the grounds.


Greg Trinkle cuts his way through vines and privet.


From left, Revonda Moody, Josh Sinclair, Anand Thaker, Chris Horner, Chad Boles, Steve Walker and Greg Trinkle discuss the day’s plans.


Left, Jimmy Hood, left, and Revonda Moody, right, both with DeKalb County Parks and Recreation, help Chad Boles, back.

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.