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This page is a regular weekly feature focusing on Florida outdoors adventures and upcoming events. If you would like to add to this listing, email scocking@MiamiHerald.com or fax to 305-376-2295.

•  The Happy Hoofers chapter of the Florida Trail Association will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Fern Forest Nature Center, 201 Lyons Rd., S., Coconut Creek. Guest speaker is Carmel Severson of Pro Panther. Call Kay at 954-609-4727.

•  Divers, beach walkers and snorkelers are invited to participate in the 36th annual Waterway Cleanup on Saturday at 26 sites around Broward County. Call Lacie Randall at 954-524-2733 or visit www.watercleanup.org.

•  Sign up for the Yamaha Contender Miami Billfish Tournament on April 4-6 out of Miami Beach Marina. There will be a one-day “outboard-only’’ contest April 6 and the two-day main event April 5-6. Entry fees are $1,600 per boat for the billfish division; $495 per boat for the one-day tournament; $500 for the funfish division only. Visit www.miamibillfish.com.

•  The West Palm Beach Fishing Club will hold a yard sale April 13 from 7 a.m. to noon at the clubhouse, 201 Fifth St., West Palm Beach. Call 561-832-6780. fishingclub.org.

•  The Pompano Beach Offshore Anglers Club will meet April 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Sands Harbor, 125 N. Riverside Dr., Pompano Beach. Guest speaker is George Poveromo, field editor at Salt Water Sportsman magazine and TV show host. Call Debbie at 954-868-0681.

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