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Santa Barbara Surfrider Foundation

Our Mission

Where the land meets the sea

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches, for all people, through a powerful activist network.

Our Programs

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Featured Program

Ocean Friendly Restaurants

The Surfrider Foundation's Ocean Friendly Restaurants program tackles plastic pollution at its source. One restaurant, one customer at a time. 

Our Campaigns

Featured Campaign

Preserve the Gaviota Coast

The Gaviota Coast is the largest remaining coastal Mediterranean ecosystem in the United States. For over 20 years, we have been working to protect it from development.

Our Network

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Join Our Network

We're always looking for volunteers to help affect change locally. Join us.

The Surfrider Foundation is committed to fostering a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization for all people who protect and enjoy the world’s ocean, waves and beaches.

Support Surfrider

Your support will help us get one step closer to our vision of protecting 100% of our coasts.