Trashy Ditch or Urban Oasis? Buffalo Bayou Paddle Offers New Perspective

By Emily Foxhall, Houston Chronicle, Aug. 14, 2021

A spotted sandpiper flies across the water. A great egret stands on the river’s edge. Sycamore trees offer shade. According to one member of that day’s paddling group, there are three species of gar, three species of catfish and a whole host of birds.

“So many people don’t even know about it,” said Steve Green, a former river guide who left his sailboat in Clear Lake to paddle along. “Those that do really enjoy it.”

Read this lovely report in the Houston Chronicle.

Bruce Bodson paddles his kayak down Buffalo Bayou on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021. Photo by Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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