Frequently Asked Questions
Participating in a project with the award-winning Team Consauga volunteer program gives you a chance to work side by side with Forest Service employees and seasoned volunteer crew leaders. You’ll learn more about the Cohutta Wilderness, the new Pinhoti Trail and Georgia's distinctly different ridge and valley region located west of Dalton.
Who? Hikers, bike riders, equestrians and others who enjoy the outdoors. We range in age from 18-65 and work as often as 1-2 times a month or as little as once a year.
What? Maintain over 300 miles of trails, restore backcountry campsites, provide information and education, perform wildlife and fisheries habitat improvement and host campgrounds.
Where? Conasauga District of the Chattahoochee National Forest, including the Cohutta Wilderness in Northwest Georgia.
When? The Forest Service organizes one Saturday volunteer day each month throughout the year. In addition, volunteers and affiliate organizations coordinate with the Forest Service to perform activities on most weekends and some weekdays.
Why? Team Conasauga Volunteers enjoy “giving back” for the enjoyment they receive from our national lands. We also enjoy the great friendships and camaraderie with others who share in out enjoyment of the great outdoors.