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.

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FRESPACE Announcements

Edisto Beach Clean Up Hurricane Irma Clean Up

Thank You Hurricane Irma Beach Cleanup Volunteers

Sixteen FRESPACE volunteers gathered today at the beachfront campground to pick up debris from Hurricane Irma along the beach. The bulk...
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Hurricane Irma Clean Up Volunteering

Thank you Trail Clean Up Volunteers

Thank you to all our FRESPACE volunteers who came today to help in cleaning debris from several of the trails...
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Edisto Beach State Park Hurricane Irma

Edisto State Park Update 9/22/17

Edisto State Park posted:  We are happy to announce that the day-use and beach access area, cabin area, boat ramp...
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Edisto Beach Sweep Volunteering

Edisto Beach Sweep 10/21/17

Keep Edisto Beautiful!  Edisto Pride partners with FRESPACE, Edisto Beach State Park, The Town of Edisto Beach, and Edisto Watersports...
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Edisto Beach Clean Up Hurricane Irma

Beach Clean Up After Irma 10/3/17

We are having a beach clean-up effort to pick up trash left from Hurricane Irma. (The Park staff will take...
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Hurricane Irma Volunteering

Hurricane Irma Clean Up Volunteers Needed 9/27/17

In the aftermath of Irma, there is a lot of debris on our Edisto Beach State Park trails. FRESPACE is...
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Beach Campground Hurricane Irma

Edisto Beach State Park Campgrounds Closed

Edisto Beach State Park - Beach Campground and Live Oak Campground are closed until December 31, 2017 due to damage...
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Hurricane Irma

Information During and After Hurricane Irma

The best way to get specific and credible information about Edisto Beach during and following the storm is at the...
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Beach Campground Edisto Beach State Park

SC State Parks Announces Edisto Beach Park Campground Re-Opening

SC State Parks are happy to announce that the Edisto Beach State Park oceanfront campground will open on Friday, September...
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Sea Turtles

Turtle Specialist, Leah Schwartzentruber

Our Turtle Specialist, Leah Schwartzentruber, enjoys sharing information about sea turtles with visitors to Edisto Beach State Park. Click Read More...
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Bird Fencing

Thank You Volunteers for Help with Bird Fencing Removal

Thanks to our volunteers who came out today to help with the removal of the shore bird fencing and signage....
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Bird Fencing Edisto Beach State Park Volunteering

Volunteers Needed for Bird Fencing Removal 8/15/17

We need volunteers who can help us take down the bird fencing at Edisto Beach State Park on Tuesday, August...
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Edisto Beach State Park Interpretive Rangers

Welcome to our New Interpretive Ranger

Hello! My name is Laura Zuraw, and I am the new Interpretive Ranger at Edisto Beach State Park. I am...
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Sea Turtles Turtle Nest Inventory

Turtle Nest Inventory

Come see our turtle staff and volunteers inventory turtle nests that have hatched. Many times, there are baby turtle stragglers...
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Flickr Sea Oats Volunteering

Sea Oats Planting Event Pics

Check out our Flickr site to see photos from this month's sea oat planting event.  Thank you to all who...
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Beach Campground Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update

Special Notice: Edisto Beach State Park Beach Campground

We are happy to announce that on Monday, June 19, at 9 a.m., we will begin accepting new reservations for...
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Sea Oats Volunteering

Volunteers Needed for Sea Oat Planting

Volunteers are needed to help plant Sea Oats on Tuesday, June 21. We have 2,000 – 2 inch sprigs that...
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Hurricane Matthew Recovery Update Trails

Trail Update

Trail Update: The Bache Monument Trail and the Spanish Mound Trail are closed until further notice. All other trails at...
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Sea Turtles

Lights Out for Turtles May 1- Oct 31

From May 1 to October 31 all lights on front beach must be turned off.  This is to protect the...
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