Floodplain Training and Education

2019 Training Dates

September 16, 2019 (Monday)

  • 8:45 am – 4 pm, Washington County Cottage Grove Offices, Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training

September 23, 2019 (Monday), Morrison County Offices, Little Falls

  • 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m., Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training 
  • 1 – 4 p.m., HEC-RAS training; Contact Rita Weaver at 651-259-5802 ([email protected]) for more details and to RSVP for this workshop

September 24, 2019 (Tuesday)

  • 8:45 a.m. –4 p.m., Pope County Courthouse, Glenwood; Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training

October 3, 2019 (Thursday), Clay County Courthouse, Moorhead 

  • 8:45 a.m.–4 p.m., Floodplain Training - Basic and Advanced topics
  • 12:30–2:30 p.m., New Map FAQs for Local Officials & Professionals (surveyors, consulting engineers/planners, realtors, lenders, etc.)  
    Note: The New Map FAQs is targeted at Norman County, but others are welcome to attend.

Questions and RSVP

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 Marshall, Minnesota. Additional information available from the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers.

  • November 13, 2019: workshop and tour
  • November 14, 2019: conference
  • November 15, 2019: CFM exam offered

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