Plastic Pollution Kills Two Great Blue Herons Along Sligo Creek – We’re All Responsible
The best way to stop plastic pollution from killing our watersheds and ourselves is to to change our behavior and fight it at its source.
Wildlife and WatershedsA look at Sligo Creek through an environmental science lens
Take a look at Sligo Creek's wildlife and watersheds through an environmental science lens. This essay focuses on daffodils, deer, and stormwater runoff.
Weed Warriors Young and Old Repel Invasive Species on Sligo Creek
I spent a recent Saturday morning volunteering with the Montgomery Parks Weed Warrior Program to combat invasive species along Sligo Creek. I loved it!
Savoring Sligo Creek On A Rainy DayWednesday brings sweet rain, wildlife extravaganza for the...
A rainy Wednesday creates unexpected opportunities to sense Sligo Creek in a whole new way: we savor a magical afternoon featuring a wildlife extravaganza!
Mama Goose 2021 Takes High-Risk Gamble on Sligo Creek
Won-ok and I head down to the University Boulevard stormwater retention ponds...
Better Signs Needed Now For Anacostia Tributary Trail System!Montgomery County should make sure its...
Now is the time for Montgomery County to work with Prince George's County and the District of Columbia to create a multi-jurisdictional signage system for the Anacostia Tributary Trail System.
Sligo Creek Cleanup Brings Blessings From Above
Our plan was to give up our time to aid a Sligo Creek cleanup, but we quickly found that we received so much more than we gave.
A Guy Riding His Bike Gets Hit By An Owl And …
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.
Gulping Down MemoriesA great day for a great blue heron – and for humans
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.
Happy New Year? No. Happy Heron Year!
Incredible luck greeted us for a second consecutive New Year's Day. Forget Happy New Year. Let's make it Happy Heron Year!
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