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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.

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!

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.
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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!

Cheers To Norm The Great Blue HeronFour Poems About a Big-Bellied Bird

We witnessed a gregarious great blue heron that we named after "Norm" from "Cheers." He swooped down like a blue angel, inspiring us to write some poems.

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.

Five Poems About A Sweet Old Great Blue Heron

Here are five great blue heron poems I wrote in tribute to a special blue heron, Ms. Ana Costia, I met on New Year's Day 2020.

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...