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A Herondipitous Start to the New YearWild yellow eye leads to launch of new...

Won-ok and I saunter toward the Sligo Creek woods on the first...

A Howling Good Time at The Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens

Good things come to those who wait-- including this great blue heron on the Sligo Creek. We often spend hours watching herons hunt for meal. Their patience is incredible. The sight never gets old. Check out the feast this heron enjoys today

Lunch Time! Mama Bird Feeds Baby Bird

Good things come to those who wait-- including this great blue heron on the Sligo Creek. We often spend hours watching herons hunt for meal. Their patience is incredible. The sight never gets old. Check out the feast this heron enjoys today

Photographer Stephen Davies Talks Birds at Sligo Creek

Good things come to those who wait-- including this great blue heron on the Sligo Creek. We often spend hours watching herons hunt for meal. Their patience is incredible. The sight never gets old. Check out the feast this heron enjoys today

Unexpected Rewards Abound At Sligo Creek Cleanup

Today was supposed to be an unselfish day of “volunteer work” to help clean our favorite creek. It turned out to be a heck of a lot of fun. We worked up a good sweat, pulled three trash bags of pollution out of Sligo Creek, and experienced wild encounters with minnows, frogs, great blue herons, green herons, killdeer and more.

Celebrating New Year’s Day with Nature on Sligo Creek

Eye On Sligo Creek rings in the new year with a stroll along Sligo Creek in Wheaton (Silver Spring), Maryland. Host Chris Lancette tells stories about spending the morning with a great blue heron, Henry David Thoreau, and a bit of what we hope to accomplish with our new passion project.

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.
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...

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.

Hope and Hardship for Canada Geese on Sligo CreekFor a local colony, and one...

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.