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

ELC Interns Environmental Learning Center Turtle Night Walks

Goodbye to 2019 Turtle and ELC Interns

We had to say goodbye to our 2019 Turtle and ELC interns!  What a great season it has been!  More...
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Sea Turtles Turtle Night Walks

Thank You to All Who Made 2019 Turtle Night Walks a Success!

A big thanks to everyone who made the 2019 Turtle Night Walks and T-Shirt sales a big success. Last night...
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Environmental Learning Center Events

Environmental Learning Center August Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their August 2019 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Environmental Learning Center Lowcountry Escapes

Lowcountry Escapes Video of Environmental Learning Center

Please click the link at the end of this post to see the Lowcountry Escapes video program about the Environmental...
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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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