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

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2019 Edisto Beach State Park Turtle Season Begins

The 2019 Edisto Beach State Park Turtle season began with a turtle training brunch at the ELC. Approximately 25 attended...
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Annual Meeting Bi-Lo

Thank You Bi-Lo for Annual Meeting Refreshments

FRESPACE President Bill Andrews (left) thanks Bi-Lo and Andrew Van Dort (right) for donating refreshments to the Annual FRESPACE meeting.
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Annual Meeting Annual Meeting Recap

FRESPACE Annual Meeting Recap

FRESPACE held their 2019 annual meeting at the State Park Environmental Learning Center. A presentation was made to Bob Sandifer...
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Environmental Learning Center Events

Environmental Learning Center May Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their May 2019 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Edisto Beach State Park Event Turtlefest

Join Us for Turtle Fest 2019

Come celebrate the return of seat turtles to South Carolina!  Saturday, June 1st 2019 from 10am - 12pm at Edisto...
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