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


New Trash Awareness Display at ELC

Welcome to the ELC's new "trash awareness" display. Thanks to FRESPACE donations, volunteer time by FRESPACE volunteer, Henry Tindall, and...
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Environmental Learning Center Event Events Flickr Ravenous Reptiles

Photos from the Ravenous Reptile Program at ELC

Visitors attended a special feeding of some of our reptile friends!  Additional photos can be found on our Flickr site. ...
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Environmental Learning Center Event Events

Environmental Learning Center August Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their August 2018 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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FRESPACE Donations Thank You from FRESPACE

Thank You for Your Support and Donations to FRESPACE!

Thanks to your support and donations to FRESPACE, we were able to pay for 50% of the new golf cart...
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Edisto Beach State Park Edisto Beach State Park Event Turtle Nest Inventory

Frespace Announces Edisto Beach State Park Turtle Inventories 2018

Turtle nest inventories for Edisto Beach State Park are scheduled for every Wednesday and Friday, 6:30 p.m. at the white...
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