Unnamed Resolution in Support of Further Research on Red Wolves in the Gulf Coast of Texas

WHEREAS, red wolves (Canis rufus) have been the subject of a recent preliminary investigation by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and

WHEREAS, populations of red wolves have been discovered;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Federal, State and private organizations devote every possible effort to resume these biological investigations in the Gulf Coast of Texas as soon as possible to prevent extirpation of this severely endangered species; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the persons in charge of the following organizations be encouraged to develop plans to fund research on the biology of red wolves as quickly as possible: (1) Director, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D. C.; (2) Executive Director, Texas Wildlife and Parks Department, Austin, Texas; (3) Head, Department of Wildlife Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; (4) Director, Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation, Sinton, Texas; and (5) Head, Department of Range and Wildlife Management, Texas Technological College, Lubbock, Texas.