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

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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