Since organizing in 1976-77 the Society has: â€¢ Launched the internationally recognized avian rehabilitation center now known as the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, Inc. â€¢ Initiated first legislation to protect the Horseshoe Crab. â€¢ We have testified in support of the environment on various issues. â€¢ Brought over $4 million in penalties and settlements to Delaware from litigation against Texaco. None of this money came to Delaware Audubon. â€¢ Sponsor Audubon Adventures in elementary classrooms in all State school districts. â€¢ Initiated and maintain Bluebird Nestbox trails and housing for Purple Martins and nests for Osprey. â€¢ Successfully took legal action against a local National Wildlife Refuge that affects all National Wildlife Refuges. â€¢ Survey annually Adopt-a-Wetland. â€¢ Created multi-disciplinary educational project in accord with State Standards that features a musical composition based on the call of the Piping Plover. â€¢ Initiated the creation and publishing of the Delaware Birding Trail map. â€¢ Registered several Important Bird Areas including Delaware’s entire Coastal Zone.