Welcome to FRESPACE!

We are FRESPACE, that is FRiends of Edisto Beach State Park and the Edisto ACE Basin NERR (National Estuarine Research Reserve) and (EIC) Environmental Learning Center.  Founded in October 2002, we are a South Carolina corporation with tax exempt 501(c)(3) status.

Our purpose is to solicit volunteers and raise funds to support local educational and recreational projects for the public by enhancing the park systems, Environmental Learning Center, Ranger Station, and park grounds.

Download a copy of our brochure (PDF)!

FRESPACE Announcements

Events Sea Turtles Turtle Nest Inventory

Sea Turtle Nest Inventories Start July 12th

Come join us and learn what happens after a sea turtle nest hatches! Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:30pm, depending on...
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Environmental Learning Center Environmental Learning Center Event Events

Environmental Learning Center July Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their July 2019 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Flickr Sea Turtles Turtlefest

Thank You for Participating in Turtle Fest 2019

Thank you to all who supported Turtle Fest 2019.  Educational fun was had by all...and we learned so many things...
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Environmental Learning Center Environmental Learning Center Event Events Interpretive Rangers

Environmental Learning Center June Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their June 2019 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Edisto Beach State Park Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Night Walks Are BACK!

Turtle Night Walks are back beginning June 4, 2019.  Join our interpretive staff in a presentation of the life cycle...
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