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SAVE THE DATE!  CAFM will be hosting a walking tour of historic properties in Norwich on Wednesday, June 7 at 2 pm followed by remarks and refreshments at Epicure Brewery in Norwich, CT at 3 pm.  Registration information will be posted soon.

Long Island Sound Futures Fund is now open for funding applications through April 14, 2023!

ASFPM Launches ReduceFloodRisk.Org!

To help property owners, particularly those in flood-prone areas, understand their flood risk and the most effective flood mitigation strategies for their particular property, ASFPM has launched Reduce Flood Risk (, an interactive flood mitigation resource library.

DEEP Coastal Property Owner’s Guide

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Land and Water Resources Division has created a new Coastal Property Owner’s Guide.  It can be found on the DEEP website.

The goal of the Coastal Property Owner’s Guide is to help familiarize current and potential property owners, real estate agents, attorneys, builders, and anyone involved in selling or buying coastal properties, with coastal structures and regulations.

DEEP has also prepared a ADA Coastal Property Owners Infographic and Coastal Property Owner Tri-fold Brochure for public consumption of this topic.



Scheduled trainings by other agencies are listed below.  Please follow the links and contact these entities directly to attend.

For CRS, PDM, and STARR webinars, click the link and then the “Upcoming” tab to navigate the list on the WebEx page.  These webinars are typically worth 1.0 to 1.5 CECs for CFMs.


STARR Webinar:  Coastal Considerations – March 16, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CRS Webinar Series:  Preparing for a Verification Visit – March 21, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CRS Webinar Series:  Stormwater Management Regulations – March 22, 2023 – 1:00 pm


CRS Webinar Series:  Annual CRS Requirements – April 18, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CRS Webinar Series:  CRS & Floodplain Species Assessment – April 19, 2023 – 1:00 pm

STARR Webinar:  Intro to FEMA Technical Bulletins – April 20, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CAFM Member Benefit:  Stormwater Manual and Erosion and Sedimentation Control Manual Updates – April 26, 10:00 am

STARR Webinar:  Floodplain Development Permit Review – April 27, 2023 – 12:00 pm

STARR Webinar:  Inspecting Floodplain Development – April 27, 2023 – 1:30 pm


CRS Webinar Series:  Preparing for a Verification Visit – May 16, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CRS Webinar Series:  Floodplain Management Planning (Activity 510) – May 17, 2023 – 1:00 pm

STARR Webinar:  NFIP Basics – May 18, 2023 – 1:00 pm

STARR Webinar:  Intro to NFIP Flood Insurance – May 25, 2023 – 1:00 pm


CAFM Tour – Norwich Historic Structures in the Floodplain – June 7, 2023

CRS Webinar Series:  Introduction to the CRS – June 20, 2023 – 1:00 pm

CRS Webinar Series:  Developing a PPI and an Insurance Coverage Improvement Plan – June 21, 2023 – 1:00 pm


Additional courses available through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute in Emmittsburg, MD, as well as through the COMET Program and ASFPM’s RedVector partnership.


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