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In Focus

The heart of Eye On Sligo Creek, this section includes powerful essays and long-form reporting mixed with videos, audio, photography, poetry and more.

Mama Goose 2021 Takes High-Risk Gamble on Sligo Creek

Won-ok and I head down to the University Boulevard stormwater retention ponds...

Who Stole My Gully?Thoughts on Hard Rains and Police on Horseback

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.
Green Heron

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!

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.

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.

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!