For a colony of Canada geese on Sligo Creek, and one nesting Mama Goose in particular, life is filled with unending drama, tragedy and triumph.
The beauty of listening to Canada geese in concert gets marred by sight of pollution in Sligo Creek. The good news is that we can stop pollution at its source.
A man is enjoying a perfectly good bike ride ... until an owl causes a bicycle crash. This is his story, with some tongue-and-cheek ranting by yours truly.
I spent a recent Saturday morning volunteering with the Montgomery Parks Weed Warrior Program to combat invasive species along Sligo Creek. I loved it!
Incredible luck greeted us for a second consecutive New Year's Day. Forget Happy New Year. Let's make it Happy Heron Year!
Santa was overly generous on the Northwest Branch today when he gave us a bottomless bag of our favorite kind of Christmas gifts -- nature!
A great blue heron, "Norm," makes a spectacular entrance at the ol' Sligo Creek water bar, catches a fish and washes it down with some frosty cold water.
Won-ok and I head down to the University Boulevard stormwater retention ponds...
Take a look at Sligo Creek's wildlife and watersheds through an environmental science lens. This essay focuses on daffodils, deer, and stormwater runoff.
Hard rain and stormwater runoff can produce dramatic landscape changes overnight. Check out our videos that show a Sligo Creek gully before and after rain.
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