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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

  • A Framework Plan for Preservation and Growth in Creswell, Harford County, Maryland 

    Ali, Bilal; Latimer, Sarah; MacKereth, Nick; Nye, Kari; Ottalini, Russ; Smith, Jerah; Weller, AnnaLinden (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2019-06)
    Creswell is a 13,000-acre area (approximately 20 square miles) in Harford County that lies between the arms of the county’s longstanding Development Envelope (DE). The Development Envelope forms an inverted ‘T’ that connects ...
  • Springdale Preparatory Track Facility 

    Gobelez, Zeki; Murphy, Kyle; Henning, Brendan; Yerkes, Andrew; Machado, Fiona (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2019)
  • Environmental Analysis and Development Potential in the Creswell Area of Harford County, MD 

    Russell, Sherry; Turner, Sarah; Wallace, Sarah (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    This project was undertaken as part of the UMD PALS program by graduate Landscape Architecture students in LARC 642 in the fall of 2018. It contributes to a series of courses addressing the development potential of the ...
  • Sewer System Alternatives Evaluation for Potential Creswell Area Expansion in Harford County 

    Alarcon, Julio; McAllister, Nicholas; Furlong, Brian; Benyarku, Eben; Carter, Alonzo; Hall, Courtney; Belay, Mengistu; Cho, Andrew (Seong); Kaur, Gurpreet; Islam, Sanjidul; Batista, Sabrina; Lucki, Alexandra; Bloemendaal, Kim; Gonzalez, Raul Castillo; McElhaney, Matthew; Diwani, Souhayl; Reister, Ben; Clark, Phillip; Tokar, Jayne; Schachter, Greg; Tyshing, Miguel; Berhane, Michael; McKenna, Eric; Krasnoff, Gregory; SyedNaveed, Mishaal; Siegel, Evan; Shuey, Joe; Milligan, Austin; Miranda, Mario; Moez, Yasmin; Queen, Michael; Tolnay, Sara; Wink, Pete; Schito, Gabriella; O'Neal, Jeff; Drumm, Lauren; Alvarez-Couceiro, Nico; Dougen, Graham; Radstake, Damiaen; Reisfeld, Daniel; Berger, Eli; Streett, Rebecca; Palumbo, Emily; Hoover, Madeline; Blout, Tim; Sage, Madison; Holtzman, William; Sultan, Robin; Mayer, Erik; Nachenberg, Koby; Lynch, Sadie (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    This report summarizes the findings of the ENCE422 Fall 2018 class term project. Students were tasked with evaluating sewer system alternatives for the Creswell area expansion in Harford County. Student groups were to ...
  • Inspector District Management Process Flow Study, Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses, and Permits 

    Mishra, Ritwik; Parikh, Raj (Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS), 2018)
    The Department of Inspections, Licenses, and Permits (ILP) in Harford County, Maryland works to create streamlined and efficient processes for inspections, licenses, and permits for the construction in the county. The ...

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