Friends of Sligo Creek
 PO Box 11572
 Takoma Park, MD

Maria Schmit, with the assistance of Anne Vorce, has documented another muddy runoff from the Chelsea town construction site.
Previous incident on June 27
- posted Jul 2
Kit Gage looks at the performance of new stormwater facilities in Sligo Park Hills during the recent rainstorms.
- posted Jul 1
Anne Vorce and Stephanie Subramanian report water laden with concrete and asphalt dumped in storm drain at Silver Spring Transit Center
- posted Jun 29
Kit Gage reports on this diesel spill into Sligo Creek.
- posted Jun 20
Mike Smith has contributed this addition to the FoSC Plants page. - posted June 15
  • Dozens Enjoy Outing at Confluence
  • 100 Middle Schoolers Pull GM
  • Evans Park Dedication
  • Weed Warrior Training June 24
  • Fish Kill Investigation
  • Catbirds and Peacocks
- posted June 12
Ann Hobbs reports files a Sligo Water Watchdog report.
- posted Jun 11
Judy Treible files a Sligo Water Watchdog report about the continuing problem of foam in our waterways.
- posted Jun 2
Pat Ratkowski supplies the latest monitoring of four outfalls along Sligo
- posted June 1
A short, interesting piece about her legacy has been added to our Rachel Carson page, kindness of author David Haskell (of The Forest Unseen fame: his year-long watch of a square yard of Tennessee forest). Enjoy!
- posted May 27
Citizen Reports and Water WatchDog Citizen Reports Pour In
Please help !
Foam tower sighted at Maple Avenue
Sunday morning May 17

- posted May 18
Mike Laugherty files a Sligo Water Watchdog report of cloudy water in Long Branch on Sat, May 16
- posted May 18
Keith Kozloff documents another walk to a less often seen section of Sligo Creek.
- posted May 13
Anne Vorce files a Sligo Water Watchdog report that reinforces Paul Dery's report of April 15.
- posted May 6
Patton Stephens reports on the successful Spring 2015 Sweep
- posted Apr 29
Paul Dery files another Sligo Water Watchdog report.
- posted Apr 28
Anne Vorce has contributed a map provided by Steve Martin, the head of DEP’s water detectives who spearheads DEP’s investigations responding to the Water WatchDog pollution reports. (4MB PDF file)
- posted Apr 2
Keith Kozloff, the new steward for Takoma Branch, documents a search for the path of Takoma Branch, perhaps the least used section of Sligo Creek.
- posted Mar 19
Carol Boston's masters project looks at 3 years of our Sightings in light of technology (48-page PDF). She will be present at next Wednesday's program, "Sligo: Inspiring Works."
Notations by Friends of Sligo Creek on Boston thesis (1-page PDF)
- updated Mar 13
Kit Gage reports a benefit of the WSSC sewer work in Sligo
- posted Feb 10
This article from the Feb 2015 newsletter updates the status of the WSSC sewer construction in Sligo.
- posted Feb 4


Tue, July 21, 7:30pm
SS Civic Bldg

Elizabeth Shipley of USGS will talk about the USGS gauge in Sligo Creek; what's measured and why.

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