Environmental Defense Center
The Environmental Defense Center is the only nonprofit environmental law firm on California’s Central Coast.
MISSION: The Environmental Defense Center protects and enhances the local environment through education, advocacy, and legal action.
FOCUS: Since 1977 we have empowered community based organizations to advance environmental protection. Our program areas include protecting coast and ocean resources, open spaces and wildlife, and human and environmental health. We primarily work within Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties.