Wolves have been missing from the wilds of Texas now for nearly 45 years. We have been successful in helping them return to the wild in places like western New Mexico and Yellowstone National Park where the benefits to the ecosystem and people working in the ecotourism industry have been astronomical. How about the great state of Texas? Are we proud of our state and our Texas natural heritage and have the courage to make things right? Who will join me in taking a stand for the wolf?
by Rick LoBello
September 5, 2015
With the help of local biologist Jaclyn Adams we are assembling a committee of individuals who have a passion for wolves and and want to assist in efforts to bring back the wolf to Texas.
To sign up contact Jaclyn by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 240-315-6443. This fall I am sponsoring a number of Celebration of Our Mountains get-togethers to discuss wolves and related topics over coffee.
All the details are described below from the online catalog at http://www.celebmtns.org.
Saturday, November 7, 2015, 9 AM – 10 AM
Wildlife of the Franklin Mountains: Past, Present and Future
Join conservation educator and biologist, Rick LoBello, for an informal discussion over a cup of coffee at a Westside coffee shop TBA. (Check http://www.celebmtns.org for exact location.) Explore the possibility of organizing a community-wide action plan to help restore extirpated species to the Franklin Mountains and surrounding area. Could wolves, bears, bison, elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, prairie dogs and other species of wildlife return to the Franklin Mountains? Items needed – something to take notes. Register by phone with a call or text to 915-474-1456 by October 17. Minimum number of people: 4; maximum: 15. You can follow Rick at ricklobello.com. Enter your email address in the box on the bottom right side of the page.
3 thoughts on “Imagine seeing a wild wolf in Texas!”
We’ve got to do something fast about all of these developments in El Paso. El Paso has never fully embraced its natural beauty and now it may be lost forever. I’d like to know how to get involved in conservation efforts. Thewanderingnaturalist.wordpress.com
Good luck down there in Texas. Surely what the wolves have accomplished in Yellowstone NP has been wondrous affecting even the rivers….PBS special on that…get those young people moving.