See Buffalo Bayou up close during today's Explore Buffalo Bayou by Canoetrip. You'll put in at Woodway and travel to Memorial Drive at Shepherd. Conservationist Don Greene leads the trip, pointing out the interesting plants and wildlife along the way. Please note that there's a mandatory meeting before the trip with Greene, when he'll discuss equipment requirements, safety and the rest of those pesky details. 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, pre-trip meeting. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 18, trip. Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 44501 Woodway. For information, call 713-366-0379 or visit www.houstonarboretum.org. $85 to $105.
Thu., July 16, 7 p.m.; Sat., July 18, 1 p.m., 2009