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Clubs offering free outdoors programs this week include…

Osprey expert Wayne Melquist bands two 3-week-old osprey in nests along Lake Coeur d'Alene as the feature attraction for people aboard the annual osprey cruise boat trip. 
 (Carlene Hardt)
Osprey expert Wayne Melquist bands two 3-week-old osprey in nests along Lake Coeur d'Alene as the feature attraction for people aboard the annual osprey cruise boat trip. (Carlene Hardt)

Outdoors related free programs of note this week include:

Osprey monitoring – program by biologist Wayne Melquist on Coeur d’Alene- area ospreys, for Coeur d’

Alene Audubon Society, 7 p.m. on Tuesdayapril 12 at Lutheran Church of the Master, 4800 Ramsey Rd.

Spokane River revitalizing – Gonzaga University Environmental Studies presents research, for Spokane Audubon, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Riverview Retirement Community Building, 2117 E. North Crescent Ave.

Fishing preview – Randall Osborne, biologist, and guide Sean Visintainer offer forecasts for fishing area waters, for Spokane Fly Fishers, 7 p.m. on Wednesday, St. Francis School, 1104 W. Heroy Ave.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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