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October/November 2023 – Newsletter

October/November 2023 – Newsletter

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!

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Birds of Country Club Park

Birds of Country Club Park

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...

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Smart Growth, Transit Advocates, Environmental, Business and Community Groups Call on Baltimore County to Allow Transit-Oriented Development at Lutherville Light Rail Station

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.

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The Friends of Roland Run found this large obstruction on the Roland Run. The obstruction was caused by a fallen tree.

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.

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What is a PUD or Planned Development

What is a PUD or Planned Development

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…

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Why TOD Information

Why TOD Information

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…

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