• WSSC Begins Work
  • Water Quality Monitoring Day
  • Bird Outing Oct 26
  • Near Record for Sweep the Creek
  • Native Plantings and Invasives Removals
  • We Want You . . . for Treasurer
  • Bees and Flowers in October
- posted Sep 15
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
Judy Treible logged a report of oily orange fluid coming from a drain pipe into Sligo. MC DEP investigated and reported "Both sites reported to us appear to be naturally occurring iron bacteria."
- posted Sep 30
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
Pat Ratkowski supplies the latest monitoring of four outfalls along Sligo - Bennington Drive, Maple Ave, Park Ritchie and Wayne Ave
- posted Sep 19
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


Events


Pulling garlic mustard, porcelainberry, etc.
Forest Glen - Dennis and Dennis - University
Wear long pants, long sleeves and closed shoes

Sun, Oct 26, 8-9:30am

See birds that are year-round residents of our area. Meet at the new playground and kiosk just north of Forest Glen Road.

Sat, Oct 25
10:30am-3:30pm

Volunteer to test the water quality of a local stream with FoSC and Anacostia Watershed Society. Training will be provided.

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