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'Outdoor Hotline' to air on AETN April 27

Posted 20 Apr 2017

'Outdoor Hotline,' a live call in program hosted by AETN Deputy Director and veteran reporter Tony Brooks, will air on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m.

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission officials will discuss: fishing and fisheries habitat improvement; the AGFC's private lands program and the renewed push to restore northern bobwhite quail populations in Arkansas; and changes the AGFC is implementing in the fall for management of green tree reservoirs on wildlife management areas.

Viewers can submit questions by phone, (800) 662-2386, or e-mail,

Panelists from the AGFC include: Ben Batten, assistant chief of fisheries; Jason Olive, assistant chief of fisheries; Sean Lusk, assistant district fisheries biologist; Chris Colclasure, assistant deputy director; Marcus Asher, quail program coordinator; Ted Zawislak, private land program coordinator; Brad Carner, chief of wildlife management; Luke Naylor, waterfowl program coordinator; and Martin Blaney, habitat program coordinator.

The program is underwritten by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.

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