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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Environmental Learning Center June Schedule

The Environmental Learning Center has posted their June 2019 schedule of events.  Lots of opportunities for learning more about Edisto...
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Edisto Beach State Park Sea Turtles

Sea Turtle Night Walks Are BACK!

Turtle Night Walks are back beginning June 4, 2019.  Join our interpretive staff in a presentation of the life cycle...
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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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