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Frank Turkowski


PUBLICATIONS OF FRANK TURKOWSKI

Recent Publications

Turkowski, Frank.2007.  COYOTES, TRAPPERS, SHEEPHERDERS AND URBANITES. FrAnnK Publications.  400 page book

Turkowski, Frank 2009.  The Mountain Man - Trapper, Hunter And Outdoorsman Supreme.  Trapper & Predator Caller.  34(9)  46-47.  November Issue.

Turkowski, Frank. 2008. To Catch The Predator Be The Predator. American Trapper 48(1): 28-30. Winter Issue.

Turkowski, Frank. 2007. Why We Hunt And Trap The Hunters. Trap and Trail. 7(3): 26-30. November/December Issue.

Turkowski, Frank. 2007. A Day With O. L. Butcher.  Trapper & Predator Caller. 32(8): 32-36. October Issue.

Turkowski, Frank. 2007. Outsmarting The Smart Ones Part I. Trapper’s World 8(5):21-24. September/October Issue. Part II. 8(6) November/December Issue

Scientific Papers and Technical Reports

Turkowski, Frank J., Alan R. Armistead and Samuel B. Linhart. 1984. Selectivity and effectiveness of pan tension devices for coyote foot hold traps. Journal of Wildlife Management. 48(3).

Turkowski, Frank J., Martin L. Popelka and Roger W. Bullard. 1983. Efficacy of odor lures and baits for coyotes. The Wildlife Society Bulletin. 11(2):136 145.

Bullard, R. W., F. J. Turkowski, and S.R. Kilburn. 1983. Responses of free ranging coyotes to lures and their modifications. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 9(7):877 888.

Turkowski, Frank J., Alan R. Armistead and Samuel B. Linhart. 1982. Final Report: Field evaluation of pan tension devices for reducing the capture of non target species in steel traps set for coyotes. Section of Predator Management Research. U.S. Fish and Wildl. Serv. Denver Wildlife Research Center, Denver, Colorado. 35 pp. mimeo.

Bullard, R. W. and F. J. Turkowski. 1981. Responses of wild canids to flavor components of natural fermented products. Presented at Symposium on Flavor Chemistry of fermented Foods and Feed Products, 82nd National meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, N.W. 1981, August.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1981. Trap pan tension devices reduce captures of non target species. Presented at Annual Meeting, Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society.

Linhart, S. B., G. J. Dasch and F. J. Turkowski. 1980. The steel leghold trap: Techniques for reducing foot injury and increasing selectivity. pp. 1560 1578, S.A. Chapman and Duane Pursley, Eds. Proceedings, World Wide Fur Bearer Conference. Frostburg Md. Aug. 3 11, 1980.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1980. Carnivora food habits and habitat use in ponderosa pine forests. USDA Forest Service Research Paper RM 215. 9 p. Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Turkowski, Frank J., and A. R. Arminstead, S.B. Linhart and M. L. Popelka. 1980. Progress Report: Field Evaluation of Pan Tension Devices for Reducing the Capture of Non Target Species in Steel Traps Set for Coyotes. Section of Predator Management Research, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver Wildlife Research Center, Denver, Colorado. 40 p. mimeo.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Martin L. Popelka. 1980. Field evaluation of coyote attractants. Section of Predator Management Research, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Denver Wildlife Research Center, Denver, Colorado. 40 p. mimeo.

Turkowski, Frank J. M. L. Popelka, B. B. Green, and R. W. Bullard. 1979. Testing the responses of coyotes and other predators to odor attractants. Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials, ASTM STP 680, J.R. Beck, Ed., American Society For Testing and Materials. pp. 255 269.

Bullard, Roger W., Stephen A. Shumake, Dan L. Campbell, and Frank J. Turkowski. 1978. Preparation and evaluation of a synthetic fermented egg coyote attractant and deer repellent. Journal Agriculture Food Chemistry, 26(1):160 163.

Turkowski, Frank J., and J. Robert Vahle. 1977. Desert rodent abundance in Southern Arizona in relation to rainfall. U.S.D.A. Forest Service Research Note, RM 346, 4pp.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Ross K. Watkins. 1976. White throated wood rat (Neotoma albigula) habitat relations in modified pinyon-juniper woodland of Southwestern New Mexico, Journal of Mammalogy, 57(3):586 591.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1975. The toxic collar, a selective coyote control device. Minutes and Proceedings of the Technical Committee of Regional Research Project W 123. 35 36.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1975. Diets of Carnivora in ponderosa pine forests and the effects of watershed treatments on predator food habits, densities and habitat use. Final Progress Report. U. S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 82 p. mimeo.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1975. Dietary adaptability of the desert cottontail. Journal of Wildlife Management, 39(4):748 756.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Anthony W. Lewis. 1974. Distribution records of some Arizona mammals. Journal of Arizona Academy of Science, 9(3):89 90.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1974. Fleas of Arizona gray and kit foxes. Journal of Arizona Academy of Science, 9(2):56.

Turkowski, Frank J., and H.G. Reynolds. 1974. Annual nutrient and energy intake of the desert cottontail Sylvilagus audonboni under natural conditions. U.S. International Biological Program, Desert Biome 1973 Final Report, 3:95 106.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1973. Grass sprout grows through embryo of yellow bellied turtle (Chrysemys scripta). Herpetological Review, 4(5):165.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Jack L. Tinker. 1972. Arabian Oryx: Breeding herd at the Phoenix Zoo. World Wildlife Yearbook, 1971 72, 135 138.

Reynolds, H. G. and Frank J. Turkowski. 1972. Reproductive variations in the round tailed ground squirrel as related to winter rainfall. Journal of Mammalogy, 53(4):893 898.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1972. Education at zoos and aquariums in the United States. Bioscience, 22:468 475.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1972. Education Program at the Phoenix Zoo. International Zoo Yearbook, 12:154 156.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Gene C. Mohney. 1971. History, management and behavior of the Phoenix Zoo Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) herd. Arizona Zoological Society Bulletin, No. 2, 36 p.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Hudson G. Reynolds. 1970. Response of some rodent populations to pinyon juniper reduction on the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona. The Southwestern Naturalist, 15(1)23 27.

Turkowski, Frank J. Food habits and behavior of the gray fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus in the Lower and Upper Sonoran Life Zones of Southwestern United States. Ph.D. dissertation, Arizona State University, 123 p.

Turkowski, Frank J. 1969. Resistance of the roundtail ground squirrel (Spermophilus tereticaudus) to venom of the scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus). Journal of Mammalogy, 50(1):160 161.

Turkowski, Frank J., and Carl K. Brown. 1969. Notes on Arizona distribution of the desert shrew Notiosorex crawfordi (Coues.) The Southwestern Naturalist, 13(4):178.

Turkowski, Frank J., and L. David Mech. 1968. A radio tracking study of the movements and activity of a young male raccoon. Journal of Minnesota Academy of Science, 35(1): 33 38.

Turkowski, Frank J., and William S. Parker. 1967. Albino round tailed ground squirrel in Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist, 12(2): 189 205.

Turkowski, Frank J., and L. David Mech. 1966. An analysis of the movements of a young male raccoon. Museum of Natural History, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Technical Report. No. 13, 24 p. October.

Mech, L. David, and Frank J. Turkowski. 1966. Twenty three raccoons in one winter den. Journal of Mammalogy. 47(3): 529 530.

Books

Turkowski, Frank. 2007. Coyotes, trappers, sheepherders and urbanites. FrAnnK Press, 416 p.

Turkowski, Frank. 1972. An ecological guidebook to the Phoenix Zoo natural areas and exhibits. Published by Phoenix Zoo Auxiliary, 94 p.

Reports Written Anonymously by Frank Turkowski

In Fisheries and Wildlife Research, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Divisions of Research for following years: .

1980. Effectiveness and selectivity of coyote baits. P. 27

Results of predator attractant research widely used. P. 27-28.

Trap Pan Tension devices reduce capture of nontarget species. p. 28-29

1979. Broadcast prey distress sounds show promise of attracting coyotes. p 17-18.

Predator attractant kits distributed to Animal Damage Control personnel. P. 25.

1978. Predator response to odor attractants. p. 17-18.

1977. Responses of coyotes and other predators to odor attractants. p.12.

1975-76. Predator attractants field tested. p. 4.

Non-technical Publications

Turkowski, Ann and Frank Turkowski. 1986. Teaching preschool children at home. Departure, 9 15.

Turkowski, Frank. 1982. Testing predator lures. Voice of the Trapper, 22(2):34 39. April. Reprinted in The Trapper, 7(10):45 47. June.

Turkowski, Frank. 1977. The coyote A beast of great controversy. The Uvalde Leader News, (86) 1, 14.

Turkowski, Frank. 1975. Catlike canine. Texas Parks and Wildlife, 33(10):9 10.

Turkowski, Frank. 1973. Wild "pig" of the Americas the javelina. Animal Kingdom, 76(6):22 25.

Turkowski, Frank. 1973. The kit fox: tiny desert canine. National Parks and Conservation, 47(12):10 13. Reprinted in The Chronicle of the Horse, 38(3):13 14.

Turkowski, Frank. 1973. All about the badger. Colorado Outdoors, 22(3):30 32.

Turkowski, Frank. 1973. The mixed up member of the raccoon family the coatimundi. New Mexico Wildlife, 18(1):10 13.

Turkowski, Frank. 1972. A small package of dynamite the spotted skunk. Outdoor Arizona, 44(10):30 31,38.

Turkowski, Frank. 1971. The Phoenix zoo Arabian oryx herd, unicorns ten thousand miles form home. Unicorn, 2(4):8 10.

Turkowski, Frank. 1971. Learning at the zoo. Parks and Recreation, 6(11):25 26.

Turkowski, Frank. 1971. The tree fox. Animal Kingdom, 74(2):18 21.

Turkowski, Frank. 1971. Why territoriality? Unicorn, 2(1):10 11.

Turkowski, Frank. 1971. A squirrel without a tree the roundtail ground squirrel. Arizona Wildlife Sportsman, 43(1):16 17.

Turkowski, Frank. 1970. There's more than meets the eye. Arizoo, Part I, 8(1):3 4, Part II, 8(2):3 5.

Turkowski, Frank. 1970. Nature's little steamshovel - the badger. Arizona's Wildlife Sportsman, 42(9):44 47.

Turkowski, Frank. 1970. They're not called "Big Mouths" for nothing. Wildlife Views, Arizona Game and Fish Department. 17(2):22.

Turkowski, Frank. 1970. Arizona exhibit, a desert lab. Arizoo, 7(4):3 5.

Turkowski, Frank. 1967. Calling on the gray fox tree climbing canine. Predator Tales, p. 10 11.

Turkowski, Frank. 1966. Gray fox cat like canine. Arizoo, 5(1):4 5.

Creative Writing - Prose

Turkowski, Frank. 1986 Departure According to Children. Departure, pp 4 8, 61 63.

Turkowski, Frank. 1982. Professor Dalhart Had a Way With Words. The Palm's Leaf 14 16. Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest First Place Winner, Short Story Division.

Turkowski, Frank. 1979. The Phantom of the Uvalde Opera House. The Uvalde LeaderNews, October 21. B 1,2. Reprinted in The Palm's Leaf 1978 1979 p. 108 110. First Place Winner southwest Texas Creative Arts Contest, Short Story Division. Reprinted again in The Uvalde Leader News, Oct. 24, 1982, C 1,4.

Turkowski, Frank. 1978. Stalking The Wilds of Uvalde. The Uvalde Leader News. Reprinted in The Palm's Leaf 1979, p. 90 92. Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest. Third Place Winner Short Story Division.

Turkowski, Frank. 1977. The Egg and Me, The Palm's Leaf, p.111 117. Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest First Place Winner, Essay Division.

Creative Writing - Poetry

Turkowski, Frank. 1981. A Howl From The Past. The Palm's Leaf. p.25. Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest Third Place Winner, Poetry Division. Reprinted in Coyotes,Trappers, Sheepherders and Urbanites, FrAnnK Publications. 416 p.

Turkowski, Frank. 1980. Big Bass. The Palm's Leaf. p.101. Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest Third Place Winner, Poetry Division. Reprinted in Coyotes, Trappers, Sheepherders and Urbanites, FrAnnk Publications. 416 p.

Turkowski, Frank. 1979. When I Was Six. The Palm's Leaf. p.26 First Place Winner, Poetry Division. Reprinted in The Oak Leaf. 1980, p.49. Live Oak Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas.

Turkowski, Frank. 1978. The Hawk. The Palm’s Leaf. p. 22 Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest First Place Winner, Poetry Division. Reprinted in The Oak Leaf. 1980, p.48, Live Oak Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas. Reprinted in Coyotes, Trappers, Sheepherders and Urbanites, FrAnnk Publications. 416 p.

Turkowski, Frank. 1975. I Took The Time. The Palm's Leaf, p.66. Reprinted in The Oak Leaf. 1980, Vol.1, p.51. Live Oak Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas.

Turkowski, Frank. 1973. The Zoo, Arizoo 11(2)14. Reprinted in The Oak Leaf. 1980, Vol.1, p.50. Live Oak Chapter of the Poetry Society of Texas.

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