Floodplain Training and Education

2019 Training Dates

March 5 (Tuesday), 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Itasca State Park, Park Rapids;
Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training

March 7 (Thursday), 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Nicollet County Health and Human Services, St. Peter;
Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training

March 8 (Friday), 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Pollution Control Agency Office, Duluth;
Basic Floodplain and Shoreland Management Training

March 20 (Wednesday), 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m., Nature Center, Austin;
Floodplain Training - Basic and Advanced (including half day HEC-RAS viewing model input/output and modifying the model)

Spring 2019, Fillmore County (2 hours - date and time to be determined)
New Map FAQs for Local Officials and Professionals (surveyors, consulting engineers and planners, realtors, lenders, etc.)

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

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.

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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.