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Greenspring Drive Flooding
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Over the summer, Friends of Roland Run and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay established a partnership to collaboratively monitor and assess river quality in Roland Run. Read the Q&A below to see how things are going!
Dead fish found in the Roland Run are linked to the illegal discharge of chlorinated water. Baltimore Brew and Maryland Department of the Environment investigate.
WHAT FLIES ABOVE COUNTRY CLUB PARK The Friends of Roland Run did an informal inventory of birds along the Roland Run from Trebor Courtto the end of Greenspring Drive. FORR identified many types of birds over a one year time frame, from2021 to 2022, 34 in all. FORR...
Thank you to many of you for contacting me regarding the proposed redevelopment at Lutherville Station. This statement presents the realities of the proposal.
I want to assure you that there is nothing that has been approved regarding the proposed Light Rail expansion or development at Lutherville Station.
Greenspring Drive neighbors and FORR members clean up a debris dam in the 17 block of Greenspring Drive.
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BALTIMORE COUNTY SUGGESTS
GREENSPRING DRIVE BECOME A
THROUGH STREET TO ADDRESS THE FLOODING IN COUNTRY CLUB PARK
Smart Growth, Transit Advocates, Environmental, Business and Community Groups Call on Baltimore County to Allow Transit-Oriented Development at Lutherville Light Rail Station
LUTHERVILLE, MD (March 2, 2023) – At an event this morning at the Baltimore Chamber of Commerce, a diverse group of smart growth, transit advocates, environmental, community and business leaders called on Baltimore County to change the zoning at Lutherville Station to allow for more housing options and to move forward with a Transit-Oriented Development designation from the State of Maryland.
NEW Insights : now on the Friends of Roland Run website: videos of a walking tour of the Roland Run
Videos of Roland Run
The Friends of Roland Run found this large obstruction on the Roland Run. The obstruction was caused by a fallen tree.
On January 8, 2023.FORR reported the obstruction problem to the Department of Environment and Sustainability (DEPS). The obstruction is causing water to back up and is associated with to the present erosion problems along this stretch of Roland Run. DEPS responded to FORR’s findings by sending out a Baltimore County crew to assess the situation and clear the obstruction.
Update: FORR gets results from its Roland Run walk and screening
Department of Environment and Sustainability (DEPS) has an update on the Roland Run Stream Restoration 10/2022
DEPS workers walked the Roland Run Stream Restoration areas and identified most of the plants . The identification went to the end of the wetland at the end of the BGE property and the results are promising. Here are the results: Native Woody = 33 speciesNative...
Roland Run Stream view as walked by FORR
Development is coming to our community and its affects mostly the Country Club Park Community’s Roland Run stream, its water quality, flooding and infrastructure…
WHEN: 10/11/22, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
WHERE: Lutherville Station North Entrance (opposite side of Big Lots)
On July 30, 2016, Ellicott City experienced one of the worst natural disasters in its history when flash floods brought on by an intense rainstorm poured down Main Street. The floodwaters destroyed businesses, swept away vehicles and took the lives of…
A planned unit development (PUD) is a cohesive housing community that is typically designed by real estate developers. They often feature a mix of housing options at different price points, such as townhomes…
In urban planning, transit-oriented development (TOD) is a type of urban development that maximizes the amount of residential, business and leisure space within walking distance of public transport…
I write in support of the Center for Watershed Protection’s (CWP) proposal to provide technical assistance to the Friends of Roland Run…