Friends of Sligo Creek
 PO Box 11572
 Takoma Park, MD

Kit Gage reports a benefit of the WSSC sewer work in Sligo
- posted Feb 10
  • Winter Tree Outing Feb. 28
  • Symposium on Pollinators
  • New Treasurers
  • Database Manager Needed
  • WSSC Stream Restoration
  • Red-winged Blackbird "Harems"
- posted Feb 4
An article from the Feb 2015 newsletter
- posted Feb 4
This article from the Feb 2015 newsletter updates the status of the WSSC sewer construction in Sligo.
- posted Feb 4
FOSC president, Kit Gage, shares her impressions of this amazing group of people, the Friends of Sligo Creek.
- posted Dec 23
Pat Ratkowski supplies the latest monitoring of four outfalls along Sligo - Bennington Drive, Maple Ave, Park Ritchie and Wayne Ave
Photos and map added
- updated Dec 22
William Shaw reports a water main break on Dale Drive is sending a huge volume of brown water through Bennington tributary and then on to Sligo Creek.
- posted Nov 3
This youtube video is from the installation of 4 conservation landscapes at St. Camillus Catholic Church off New Hampshire Ave which Jenny Reed and Kit Gage supervised. The project received grant money from Silver Spring Green, and hopefully a county rebate as well. It was a two day project – one of digging and another of planting.
- posted Oct 9
Patton Stephens, Sweep chair, reports the results of the Fall Sweep on Sept. 27-28
- posted Oct 8
An article in City Paper about the many photographs of Sligo Creek taken by Julius Kassovic - View his photos on the FoSC website
- posted Sep 26
The webmaster has turned a photo of a Sligo Creek bridge into a jigsaw puzzle.
- posted Sep 25
Anne Vorce reports cloudy water pollution at Ellsworth and Sligo. DEP traced the cloudy water to a broken water main on Franklin.
- posted Sep 11
Clair Garman took photos of Sligo during the heavy rainfall on Aug 12 and then took photos of the same spots the following day to show the magnitude of the flooding.
- posted Aug 17
Anne Benenson has added to her photos displaying the beauty of our creek.
- posted June 17
Anne Vorce logs a problem with the storm water management practices used at the Chelsea construction site near downtown Silver Spring at a time of above average rainfall and intensity.
- posted June 13
Pat Ratkowski posts the latest report of the the monitoring of four outfalls into Sligo Creek. He has been making these reports periodically since 2012.
- posted June 11
Sligo Water Watchdog, Anne Vorce, logs the failure of Parks Dept to control the runoff. - posted May 28
DEP Water Detective Gretchen Ekstrom solves the case. DEP Fines Ice Rink Management Company. A DEP, Sligo Water Watchdog and Neighborhood Cooperation Success Story - posted May 14


Wed, Mar 18, 7:30pm
Dennis Ave Rec Ctr

Mike Riley, new director of Montgomery Parks will speak with us about his and our concerns about Sligo Creek Park.
A light buffet will be served.

Sun, Mar 22, 3pm
Dale Drive & Hartford Drive

Naturalist Matt Cohen leads a tree outing to identify Sligo's common trees

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