Floodplain Training and Education

2018 Training Dates

  • January 11, 2018 - 1 to 3:00 p.m.
    Crow Wing County Land Services Building in Brainerd
    Floodplain/FEMA Map FAQs for Professionals (surveyors, agents, realtors, lenders, etc.)
  • January 17, 2018 - 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Red Lake Falls City Hall
    County Selected Special Topics
  • January 18, 2018 - 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Carlton County Transportation Department in Carlton
    County Selected Special Topics
  • February 21, 2018 - 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Minnesota DNR Office in Fergus Falls
    Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training
  • February 27, 2018 - 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    WSB & Associates, Inc. in Golden Valley
    Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training
  • March 27, 2018 - 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Rochester Fire Station #2
    Special Floodplain Topics (selected by those attending)

Floodplain administrators, past attendees and interested parties will be notified as dates and locations are determined.

Contact Ceil Strauss, [email protected], 651-259-5713 for more details on topics to be covered or to RSVP for a training.

Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers (MnAFPM) Annual Conference

The annual conference is in Mankato, Minnesota. Additional information available from the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers.

  • November 14, 2018: workshop and tour
  • November 15, 2018: conference
  • November 16, 2018: CFM exam offered

Water Talk Newsletter

The Water Talk Newsletter is published quarterly and features updates on program news, funding, projects, events, and learning resources for local governments and others involved in floodplain and shoreland management.


FEMA Information for Property Owners - extensive list of useful links for property owners related to insurance claims, filing claims, LOMAs, and items related to reducing risk.