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Governor names Yuma native to Game and Fish

az-game-fishGov. Jan Brewer has named the owner of a Yuma-based transportation service to an appointment on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission.

The governor announced the appointment Friday of James R. Ammons.

Brewer says Ammons, a Yuma native, is well-versed in both business and wildlife issues and has a passion for preserving Arizona habitats.

Ammons has overseen the implementation of multiple waterhole development projects with the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

He is also a member of several Arizona wildlife associations.

Ammons has been appointed for a five-year term, which takes effect Jan. 20.

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