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 Friends of Sligo Creek
 PO Box 11572
 Takoma Park, MD

A Yellow Crowned Night Heron & Barred Owl
- Posted Mar 22
The hunt for amphibians is on! Expert herpetologist
Dr. George Middendorf leads us on our quest.
- Posted Mar 21
The 2016 financial statement for FOSC is now available for your review.
- Posted Mar 12
  • Bee Expert Sam Droege Mar 21
  • Search for Amphibians Mar 25
  • Water WatchDog Training Apr 2
  • Outing on Tree ID Draws Crowd
  • Sweep the Creek Apr 22-23
  • Website User Survey Results
  • White & Black Mica in Sligo
- posted Mar 8
Andy Driscoll from M-NCPPC has graciously provided us his Feb 21st presentation on tree care.
- Posted Mar 8
Just south of Wayne along Sligo Creek
- Posted Mar 8
Spotted in the evening on March 1 & 2 near Brunett & Sligo
- Posted Mar 8
Bald Eagle, Eastern Comma Butterfly, Shepherd's purse in flower, Canadian Geese, and another Belted Kingfisher sighting.
- Posted Feb 26
Spotted ~noon Feb 8th in the playground just south of Colesville Road.
- Posted Feb 9
  • Winter Tree ID Walk Feb 5
  • Tree Care Talk Feb 21
  • Water WatchDog Events Feb 27 & Mar 4
  • Sligo and the Bay Cleanup under Trump
  • Bee Expert Sam Droege Mar 21
- posted Feb 3
A fox heard calling ~8pm Friday night in the Sligo Woods neighborhood.
- Posted Jan 29
A healthy/vigorous-looking red fox sighted in Sligo Woods neighborhood.
- Posted Jan 24
Montgomery County Parks staff photographer Marilyn Stone joined us on our Sligo Creek MLK workday January 16.
- Posted Jan 21
  • Learn About Tree Care, Feb 21
  • Take a Quick Survey about our Website
  • President Kit Gage Steps Down
  • Reforestation Sites Need Adoption
  • Junco's Sex Ration in Sligo
- posted Jan 21
Sally Taber reports muddy water in Sligo downstream from the Maple Ave stream.
- Posted Jan 16
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, supplies the latest monitoring of 5 sites along Sligo.
- posted Jan 4
Pat Ratkowski, our Water Quality chair, posts the amount of fecal bacteria present at several different locations in Sligo Creek for December 2016.
- posted Jan 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 Supervisor Steve Martin, DEP Environmental Specialist Alex Torrella, and Greg Harless of Stormwater Maintenance & Consulting.
- posted Jan 3

Please consider supporting the Friends of Sligo Creek in their efforts to protect and improve Sligo Creek Park and its surrounding watershed. FOSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.


Sat Mar 25, 9am-11am
Kemp Mill

Hunt for frogs and salamanders with expert herpetologist
Dr. George Middendorf.

Sun Apr 2, 8:30am-11am
Silver Spring

Water Watchdog Workshop with water quality expert Lori Lilly.

Sat Apr 22, 9am-11am
Sligo Creek Pkwy

See our calendar for specific locations.

Sun Apr 23, 1pm-3pm
Sligo Creek Pkwy

See our calendar for specific locations.

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