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

Read about one of the least known, but most massive challenges, to urban waterway health in the United States today: salinized groundwater.
- posted Dec 4
Pat Ratkowski continues his investigation into the source of the detergent discharge into Sligo Creek at Maple Ave. Pat is joined underground in his quest by DEP Environmental Specialist Alex Torrella and Greg Harless of Stormwater Maintenance & Consulting.
- posted Nov 28
Anne Vorce reports chlorinated water near Colesville Road.
- Posted Nov 23
- posted Nov 22
  • Welcome New Board Members!
  • Sligo Meadow Grows
  • President's Message
  • Ash Cutting Progresses
  • Sligo Seeds Go Ballistic
- posted Nov 18
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for October 2016.
- posted Nov 12
Pierre Perrolle shares his knowledge of the small streams in Takoma Park that gather together and flow under Maple Ave into Sligo Creek.
- posted Nov 9
Pat Ratkowski continues his investigation into the source of the detergent discharge into Sligo at Maple Ave. Things get interesting as he and DEP Environmental Specialist Alex Torrella go underground in the search.
- posted Nov 3
Aubin Maynard reports muddy water in Long Branch upstream from the Carroll Ave bridge.
- Posted Oct 27
Patton Stephens reports the results of the Sweep the Creek cleanup on Sept 24 & 25.
- posted Oct 4
Pat Ratkowski updates us on the wetland seep system first described in Aug 2016.
- posted Oct 4
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, supplies the latest monitoring of 5 sites along Sligo.
- 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






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