Friends of Sligo Creek
 PO Box 11572
 Takoma Park, MD

Pat Ratkowski supplies the latest monitoring of two outfalls along Sligo
- posted Aug 25
Clair Garman reports on red water discharging from an outfall at New Hampshire Ave. Updated with a response from Gretchen Ekstrom, Department of Environmental Protection
- updated Aug 24
Amazon Smile provides a way for shoppers to designate an authorized charity, e.g. FoSC, to receive .5% of the value of purchases from Amazon.
- posted Aug 11
A new map shows Montgomery County's Stream Quality Conditions
- posted July 31
  • USGS Water Monitoring in Sligo
  • Heavy Rains Test Bioswales
  • Two New Habitats in Park
  • Sewer Work Progresses
  • Firefly Femmes Fatales
- posted July 13
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
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
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


Wed, Sep 16, 7-9pm
Shady Grove Yard, Rockville

MNCPPC Staff will present a new plan for park trail planning and analysis based on a new "Loops and Links" system.
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