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 Friends of Sligo Creek
 PO Box 11572
 Takoma Park, MD
      20913

Sat Oct 14, 11am-4pm, Bladensburg Riverfront Park.
- Posted Oct 6
One of our main events for the year is coming soon! We hope you can find time to help out for this important event.
- Posted Sept 13
  • Volunteer for FOSC at Folk Fest
  • Fall Sweep Sept 30-Oct 1
  • Sligo Meadow Tour Sept 13
  • Latest News on Litter Control Sept 19
  • Stormwater Landscapes at Georgia Ave Church
- posted Sept 9
Greenish water in Bennington Tributary spotted the week of Aug 14th.
- Posted Aug 27
Several recent sightings for an odd little bird waddling around Sligo Creek between Wayne & Rt. 29.
- Posted Aug 19
Come on out and enjoy the day at the TP Folk Festival, and help out FOSC at the same time. Find out how!
- Posted Aug 10
  • Litter Control Talk, Sept 19
  • High Turnout for Rachel Carson Talk
  • Kiosk Postings at 5 Years
  • Habitat & Stormwater Improvements
- posted Aug 3
On Saturday, June 15th, Kit Gage joined the DC Jewish Day School's 4th grade class on a trip to Sligo Creek Park.
- Posted July 24
FOSC's own Jim Anderson was named Volunteer of the Year by the Montgomery County Recreation and Parks Advisory Board, in recognition of Jim's more than 4,000 hours of service to Sligo Creek Park. Congrats to Jim for this impressive feat!
- Posted July 19
More than 70 cyclists rode the length of Sligo Creek (~12 miles one way) on June 6th for our second Bike Ride for Clean Water.
- Posted July 19
See the big impacts stormwater management projects in the Dennis Ave area have had for water quality and aquatic life.
- Posted July 16
Silver Spring Cares creates a way to easily engage with a robust network of Silver Spring nonprofits that serve our community. Whether you are looking to donate items, donate funds, or donate your time, Silver Spring Cares is a destination for information on the needs of our neighbors and how you can help. FOSC is now a Silver Spring Cares charity.
- posted July 8
  • Rachel Carson Talk July 11
  • Jim Anderson is Volunteer of the Year
  • Kemp Mill Urban Park Reopens
  • 70 Bikers Ride for Clean Water
- posted July 8
Corinne Stephens, FoSC President, sends her mid-year greetings to our wonderful members.
- posted July 7
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, supplies the latest monitoring of 4 sites along Sligo.
- posted June 12
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for June 2017.
- posted June 12
Find out about a pilot project to improve the water quality in Sligo Creek.
- Posted June 12
  • Bike Ride & Water WatchDogs June 4
  • Wildflower Walk June 10
  • Rachel Carson Talk July 11
  • Spanish Language Outing May 20
  • Birders Find 32 Species
- posted May 30
Please join us for our bike ride from the Sligo Creek headwaters to the Bladensburg Waterfront Park.
- Posted May 11
  • Bird Outing May 6
  • Spanish Language Outing May 20
  • Weed Warrior Training May 17
  • Bike Ride for Clean Water June 4
  • Spring Sweepers Brave Rain
  • Meadow Gets 350 More Plants
  • Wetland Restoration in Kemp Mill
  • Rare Storm Downs Trees
- posted May 10
Heavy silting of Bennington Tributary spotted May 8th.
- Posted May 10
Concrete wash spotted during April 2 Water WatchDog Workshop; DEP inspector summoned.
- Posted May 10
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, supplies the latest monitoring of 4 sites along Sligo.
- posted May 1
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for April 2016.
- posted May 1

Please consider supporting the
Friends of Sligo Creek in our efforts to protect and improve Sligo Creek Park and its surrounding watershed.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Events


Wed Oct 18: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Become a certified Weed Warrio with this FREE training.

Saturday Oct 28th: 9-11am
Greg Odegaarden, Weed Warrior Supervisor, leads a cleanup. Location TBD.

Nov 3-5, Shepherdstown, WV
12th Annual. This year’s theme is Healthy Lands, Healthy Waters, Healthy People.




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