Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS)

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The Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS) is administered by the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). It is a campus-wide initiative that harnesses the expertise of UMD faculty and the energy and ingenuity of UMD students to help Maryland communities become more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. PALS is designed to provide innovative, low-cost assistance to local governments while creating real-world problem-solving experiences for University of Maryland graduate and undergraduate students.

Recent Submissions

  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations at Maryland State Parks 

    Jamero, Samantha; Lee, Jihee; Ratliff, Ethan (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2022-01)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce commissioned this final report ...
  • Bioclimatic Design: Research at Assateague State Park 

    Benham, Austin; Bernstein, Ben; Centeno, Cristhy; Dandy, Selina; Defngin, Marcelino; DeGroff, Andrew; DiBella, Nicholas; Edwards, J. Chase; Gursoy, Talha; Habib, Samanty; Haider, Almas; Islam, R. Maisha; Jamero, Samantha; Jenkins, Talisha; Kaku, Upasana; Konan, Yan; Lee, Jihee; Loh, Marco; Long, James; Mencer, Abigail; Mirza, Farasat; Mora, Miguel; Perla, Vincenza; Rangel, Miguel; Register, Austin; Roberts, Lea; Smith, Jamal; Spencer, Abigail; Tram, Judy; Vargas, Daryl; Vazquez, Carlos (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources commissioned this report from the university’s Partnership for Action Learning ...
  • Garrett Park Arboretum Workflow Management 

    Abdulmalek, Aliyah; Hough, Michael; Hurtado, Marzena; Mulugeta, Nur; Shaikh, Samrah (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    In Fall of 2021, our team of five University of Maryland students enrolled in the Capstone Project course (INST490) led by Prof. TJ Rainsford, embarked on the consultancy assignment for the Town of Garrett Park. The focus ...
  • The Sounds of Prince George’s County: An Introduction to Creative Placemaking 

    Kuhlman, Julia (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    The phrase “creative placemaking” is described by the American Planning Association as a set of different but related practices that engage “community members, artists, arts and culture organizations, community developers, ...
  • Mapping Racially Restrictive Housing Covenants in Prince George's County 

    Mohammadi, Justin (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2021)
    Through their work with the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) commissioned this report from the university’s Partnership for Action ...

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