Floodplain Training and Education

2020 Training Dates

One day trainings are normally offered at a few locations around the state during winter (January to March) and in the fall (September to November). Future dates and locations will be posted as available.

September 2020 – 2 day training; location in Metro area to be determined; Introduction to FEMA Community Rating System (CRS) – highlights from 4 day FEMA training offered at EMI in Maryland.

Questions and RSVP

Contact [email protected] or 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 next annual conference will be in November 2020 at a location to be to be determined. Look for the latest information from the Minnesota Association of Floodplain Managers.

  • November 18, 2020: workshop and tour
  • November 19, 2020: conference
  • November 20, 2020: CFM exam offered


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