About Delaware Audubon

History


Our First Meeting: More than 140 people attended the first chapter meeting on June 2, 1976, at the Delaware Natural History Museum. Our special speaker was Les Line, then editor of Audubon magazine. A constitution was adopted at the this meeting, and Lynne Frink was elected president. Other officers were Stephen Spence, vice president; Nancy Frampton, secretary; and Joan Zimmerman, treasurer.

Our First Home: Delaware Audubon's first office was at 3010 Faulkland Road in Wilmington. We shared it with our offshoot, Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research. Our next home was in the Delaware Museum of Natural History, where we remained until 1998.

Our Biggest Victory: 20-Year Court Battle Against Texaco Ends; Oil Giant Held Accountable