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

Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, supplies the latest monitoring of 5 sites along Sligo.
- posted Sep 25
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for September 2016.
- posted Sep 25
Bruce Sidwell has created a walking guide to Sligo Creek, breaking it into ten segments, each with its own written guide and map.
- posted Sep 18
Get a close-up look at the Sligo watershed of the 1930s through detailed aerial photos newly posted by the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership.
- updated Sep 17
Pat Ratkowski on the most damaging development in the Sligo Creek watershed in the last three hundred years.
- posted Sep 16
Catherine Tunis reports oil leaking into Sligo from food trucks.
- Posted Sep 12
Jennifer Chambers documents the war on graffiti on NW Branch.
- posted Aug 30
Anne Vorce reports on possible paint or concrete wash in Bennington Tributary
- posted Aug 26
Pat Ratkowski describes the creation of a spring seep and vernal pool system in Sligo Creek Valley by WSSC and M-NCPPC (Parks).
- posted Aug 12
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for July 2016.
- posted Aug 9
There are a number of incidents of so-called art works on rocks along Sligo and NW Branch. What can be done about this defacement?
- posted Aug 4
Ed Murtagh documents the extensive efforts have been made to restore the Breewood Tributary, a small stream that feeds into Sligo Creek just downstream of University Boulevard.
- posted Jul 29
Ann Hobbs and Michael C. Smith report heavy red muddy water at Windham Lane & Sligo
- updated Jul 27
to County Council on Bill 28-16 endorsing the bill to facilitate use of Food Compost on Turf.
- posted July 17
FOSC Board asks Montgomery County for comprehensive plan to improve upper Wheaton Branch.
- posted July 14
  • Meet County Council Members
  • Dozens Bike Sligo
  • Champion Trees Tour
  • New Annotated Map of Sligo
- posted July 13

Events

Bird Walk with David Blockstein

Sat, Oct 15, 8-10am
See and hear resident and migrating birds. Meet at parking lot upstream from Forest Glen Ave, near a series of storm water ponds

Sat, Oct 15, 11am-4pm-4pm
Bladensburg Waterfront Park
A festival dedicated to connecting the Latino community with the Anacostia River.
Bringing Nature Home

Sat, Oct 15, 4-5:30pm
TP Community Ctr

Dr. Doug Tallamy presents a guide for helping citizens take action to strengthen biodiversity in their own yards and communities.






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