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

Edisto Beach State Park Event Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Nest Inventories start July 25, 2018

Sea Turtle Nest Inventories: Come join us and learn what happens after a sea turtle nest hatches! Free with Park...
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Environmental Learning Center Event

Environmental Learning Center July Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their July 2018 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Interpretive Rangers

New Interpretive Ranger Sam Pettit

Hey! I’m Sam Pettit, the new Interpretive Ranger at the Environmental Learning Center. I am originally from New York and moved...
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Sea Oats Volunteering

Volunteers Needed for Dune Plantings: June 20, 2018

The State Park has obtained ~3,600 plants to help stabilize the dunes. A Volvo team has already planted over 3,000...
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Edisto Beach State Park Event Sea Turtles Turtlefest

Turtlefest 2018

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