There's a good reason why so many people in Arkansas think the state's Game and Fish Commission will bring back the bobwhite quail. Because the state's Game and Fish Commission is good at that sort of thing.
The director of the Game and Fish Commission, one Mike Knoedl, says he's going to retire. His term will expire in July, along with everybody's hunting licenses. The opinion of most in the know is that Mike Knoedl was one of the good ones. And government can use all the good ones it can get.
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