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John Tomecek

Tomecek, John
John Tomecek
Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist
5700 FM 1063, Thrall, TX, 76578
Undergraduate Education
B.A., Anthropology, University of Texas
Graduate Education
Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology and Management, Texas A&M University


Tomecek, John M., Justin T. French*, John W. Walker, Nova J. Silvy and Nicholas A. Bromen. (2019) Factors Influencing the Movement of Livestock Guardian Dogs in the Edwards Plateau of Texas: Implications of Efficacy, Behavior, and Territoriality, Human-Wildlife Interactions, https://doi.org/10.26076/90g5-8e75.

Bromen, Nicholas A., Justin T. French*, John Walker, Nova J. Silvy and John M. Tomecek. (2019) Spatial Relationships Between Livestock Guardian Dogs and Mesocarnivores in Central Texas, Human-Wildlife Interactions, https://doi.org/10.26076/0d01-xz26.

Tomecek, John M. (2019) Did Predator Control Go to the Dogs? A 40-year Retrospective, Human-Wildlife Interactions, https://doi.org/10.26076/m4bh-8128.

Modarelli, Joseph J., John M. Tomecek, Julie Piccione, Pamela J. Ferro and Maria D. Esteve-Gasent. (2019) Molecular prevalence and ecoregion distribution of select tick-borne pathogens in Texas dogs, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13145.

Dittmar, Rebecca, M.P. Meuth, and J.M. Tomeček. (2018) From Field to Plate: Benefits of Locally Harvested Wild Game in Texas and How to Keep it Safe, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, EFN-056.

Areas of Interest

  • Overabundant and nuisance animals
  • Management of game animals
  • Wildlife diseases (including zoonotic diseases)
  • Wildlife management
  • White-tailed deer