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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

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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