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

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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