Environmental Defense Center

906 Garden St
Santa Barbara CA  93101

Phone: (805) 963-1622

Environmental Defense Center

Working to protect our local environment since 1977.

EDC is a non-profit, public interest law firm and advocacy organization working to advance environmental conservation and restoration.

EDC protects and enhances the local environment through education, advocacy and legal action.

Since 1977 we have empowered community based organizations to advance environmental protection. Our program areas include protecting the coast and ocean, open s

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Founded: 1977

Categories: Community Organization, Environmental Conservation, Non-Profit Organization




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Past Events

TGIF! MAY 11: Season Opener

TGIF! MAY 11: Season Opener
05:30 pm - 05/11/2018

At Environmental Defense Center

It's that time of year that we all wait for - TGIF SEASON!! Fore more than 20 years, our TGIF series has gotten bigger and better and the 2018 season is shaping...

TGIF! September 8th - the final one of the season

TGIF! September 8th - the final one of the season
05:30 pm - 09/08/2017

At Environmental Defense Center

Please join us as we wrap up our 19th TGIF season on September 8th. One of the best happy hours in Santa Barbara, this is your opportunity to connect with environmental...

TGIF! July 14

TGIF! July 14
05:30 pm - 07/14/2017

At Environmental Defense Center

It's that time of year that we all wait for - TGIF SEASON!! After 19 years, our TGIF series has only gotten bigger and better and the 2017 season is shaping up to...

TGIF! MAY 12: Season Opener

TGIF! MAY 12: Season Opener
05:30 pm - 05/12/2017

At Environmental Defense Center

It's that time of year that we all wait for - TGIF SEASON!! After 19 years, our TGIF series has only gotten bigger and better and the 2017 season is shaping up to...

EDC Postcard Party - Personal Action for Positive Change

EDC Postcard Party - Personal Action for Positive Change
05:30 pm - 05/10/2017

At Environmental Defense Center

With all the news that has been coming from the Trump administration, most of us have had an overwhelming desire to do take some personal action. To DO something...

TGIF! JULY 8

TGIF! JULY 8
05:30 pm - 07/08/2016

At Environmental Defense Center

After 18 years, our TGIF series has only gotten bigger and better and the 2016 season will be the best yet! When the days start to get longer and the sun shines...

Please Vote and Share! A Vote for Lee will help EDC!

Please Vote and Share! A Vote for Lee will help EDC!
04:30 pm - 06/03/2016

At Environmental Defense Center

Lee Heller has been named a finalist for the Cox Conserves Heroes Award for California! A vote for Lee will help EDC! Please take 30 seconds and visit coxconservesheroes.com/california/finalists.aspx Your...

TGIF! MAY 13: Season Opener

TGIF! MAY 13: Season Opener
05:30 pm - 05/13/2016

At Environmental Defense Center

After 18 years, our TGIF series has only gotten bigger and better and the 2016 season will be the best yet! When the days start to get longer and the sun shines...

Celebrate Linda Krop as Woman of the Year!

Celebrate Linda Krop as Woman of the Year!
01:00 pm - 03/13/2016

At Environmental Defense Center

Both Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Das Williams will be honoring Linda Krop this month, in part due to her tireless work leading the charge in response...

TGIF! Finale - Fall Feast - October 9

TGIF! Finale - Fall Feast - October 9
05:30 pm - 10/09/2015

At Environmental Defense Center

This is your last chance to attend one of our TGIFs this year! One of the best happy hours in Santa Barbara, this is your opportunity to connect with environmental...

EDC TGIF

EDC TGIF
05:30 pm - 09/11/2015

At Environmental Defense Center

TGIF series continues to be one of Santa Barbara's best-loved events- and we have TWO MORE this season! Please join us in our downtown courtyard to connect with...

EDC TGIF

EDC TGIF
05:30 pm - 07/10/2015

At Environmental Defense Center

After 17 years, our TGIF series continues to be one of Santa Barbara's best-loved events! When the days start to get longer and the sun shines warmer, the TGIF buzz...

TGIF! Finale - Fall Feast - October 10

TGIF! Finale - Fall Feast - October 10
05:30 pm - 10/10/2014

At Environmental Defense Center

This is your last chance to attend one of our TGIFs this year! One of the best happy hours in Santa Barbara, this is your opportunity to connect with environmental...

EDC TGIF - September 12

EDC TGIF - September 12
05:30 pm - 09/12/2014

At Environmental Defense Center

After 16 years, our TGIF series continues to be one of Santa Barbara's best-loved events! When the days start to get longer and the sun shines warmer, the TGIF buzz...

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