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

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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FRESPACE on Flickr

Below are a few of our latest pics. To see all of our albums click FRESPACE Flickr Albums.

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