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 Clean Up Edisto Beach Sweep

Beach Sweep River Sweep Rescheduled

Rescheduled due to Hurricane Florence!  New date is October 27, 2018.  Click Read More for details.        ...
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Sea Turtles Turtle Nest Inventory

Turtle Nest Inventories September 1-19, 2018

Join the Edisto Beach State Park interpretive staff as we inventory sea turtle nests that have hatched. In addition to...
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Sea Turtles

The Turtle Jam

The Turtle Jam Music Video Miss Murtle and her friend T.U.R.T.L.E. are here with their new single, "Turtle Jam" to...
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Alligators Edisto Beach State Park Environmental Learning Center Event

Marsh the Alligator has a New Home!

Marsh the alligator has a new home! Thanks to all of you FRESPACE members, volunteers, and staff, the ELC has...
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Environmental Learning Center Event Events

Environmental Learning Center September Schedule

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