'FOS' Projects

Since being founded in 2011, Friends of Sesqui has worked closely with park rangers to provide a variety of improvements. Some of its more notable projects include:

  • Attained funding for an Outdoor Education Classroom from the Lipscomb Family Foundation

  • Planted 26 hardwood trees at the Welcome Center and 12 dogwood trees utilizing a grant from Columbia Green

  • Relocated and completed landscaping for the Blue Star marker through the aid of Columbia Garden Club

  • Erected kiosks at both the dog park and the main visitor area with some funding from the Spring Valley Rotary Club

  • Planted shade and dogwood trees through grants from Columbia Green and the Spring Valley Rotary Club

  • Planted 65 Longleaf pine trees near the park office through a gift from Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

  • Created an entrance garden off Two Notch Road utilizing funding from Columbia Green and Kroger Grocery Store

  • Planted 24 azalea bushes at the park's main entrance

  • Installed a drinking fountain in the main shelter area