A Little Laziness in the Animal Kingdom?

Some animals may just be lazy. Take the case of the black vultures, which lack a sense of smell. They find food by waiting for turkey vultures to locate it.

Raccoons Attack Mother Canada Goose in the Middle of the Night

Raccoons sneak up on a mother Canada goose in the middle of the Sligo Creek night. What happens next? Check out our latest wildlife video to find out!

Orion Shines Brightly, Connects Me to the Divine

The Orion constellation has been a huge part of my life from childhood through middle age. It is my portal to the divine and a source of inspiration.

Wheaton Branch Stormwater Retention Ponds Help Keep Creek Just Right

In order for the freshwater wildlife to thrive, the water in Sligo Creek has to be just right. The Wheaton stormwater retention ponds help make that happen.

Pondering Water Cycles on the Northwest Branch Trail

Eye On Sligo Creek intern, photographer and environmental science major Michael Petrizzo shares his thoughts on water cycles, natural selection and more.

Hectic Holiday Timeout Offers Chance To Hang Out With A Hawk

I forced myself to slow down this morning, a deep sense pouring over me that I had fallen into the habit of...

Trees High Five EyeOnSligoCreek.com Launch

We launched EyeOnSligoCreek.com last night and got high fives from the trees today! Won-ok and I are thrilled that the site is finally live!
Cyclist Christopher Lancette poses with his light brown Trek bike next to a little stream by Lake Artemesia. He is wearing a bright red windbreaker and blue helmet.

Biking Sligo Creek and Writing – How One Fuels The Other

Yours truly hits the 10,000-mile mark on my current bike on a ride to Lake Artemesia. Sligo Creek...

Mama Canada Goose Incubates Eggs – Then Disappears in the Middle of the Night

We watched this Mama Goose add layers of warmth and protection to her nest, push the eggs around with her beak, and yank loose some greenbrier. See video!

Fuzzy Brown Face – And Will I Get Eaten By A Giant Frog?

The sun is going down over Sligo Creek. Is that a beaver in the retention ponds, and will I get eaten by a giant frog?

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