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CAFM 2017 Summer Newsletter has arrived!

The 2018 ASFPM Conference Call for Presenters is Now Open!

Please be advised that the Town of Old Saybrook, Connecticut has updated its Floodplain Management Ordinance as of March 30, 2017.

CAFM Floodplain Management Trainings:

None scheduled at this time.

Other Floodplain Management Trainings:

Additional scheduled trainings by other agencies are listed below.  Please follow the links and contact these entities directly to attend.  For CRS and STARR webinars, click the link and then the “Upcoming” tab to navigate the list on the WebEx page.


ASFPM Flood Science Center Webinar – The CRS Green Guide and Natural & Beneficial Functions of Floodplains – October 30, 2017


US DOT FHWA Webinar – Green Infrastructure Pilots I – November 2, 2017

ASFPM Flood Science Center Webinar – Building CRS Capacity:  Success Stories at the Local and State Level – November 6, 2017

US DOT FHWA Webinar – Green Infrastructure Pilots II – November 9, 2017

ASFPM Webinar – After the Disaster:  Mitigating Infrastructure Against Flooding Using 406 Mitigation – November 9, 2017

ASFPM Flood Science Center Webinar – CRS Open Space Preservation (Activity 420) Tools, Guidance, and Success Stories – November 13, 2017

CRS Webinar Series – Preparing for a Verification visit – November 14, 2017

ASFPM Cooperating Technical Partner Information Exchange Webinar – Flood-Frequency Computations Using Bulletin 17C – November 16, 2017

US DOT FHWA Webinar – FHWA’s Climate Change & Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessment Framework – November 16, 2017

CRS Webinar Series – Working with Repetitive Loss Properties – November 15, 2017

STARR Webinar – Integrating Natural Hazard Plans into Local Comprehensive Plans – November 17, 2017

ASFPM Flood Science Center Webinar – CRS Stormwater Management (Activity 450) and Urban Flood Management Best Practices – November 27, 2017


STARR Webinar – Informing Recovery through Mitigation Planning – December 8, 2017

CRS Webinar Series – Introduction to CRS – December 12, 2017

CRS Webinar Series – CRS and Coastal Hazards – December 13, 2017

Additional courses available through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute in Emmittsburg, MD.


Floodplain Management Tools:

The newly revised Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-033) is now available!

The Union of Concerned Scientists has developed the attached climate resilience framework and set of 15 adaptation principles for use by decision makers, practitioners, and citizens engaged in adaptation work. The climate resilience framework describes how climate adaptation and mitigation are intrinsically linked and how, together, they create resilience. The adaptation principles are grounded in science and committed to equity. Together, the framework and principles are meant to be durable and flexible enough to be used in a wide variety of contexts. UCS will update these periodically, as practitioners of adaptation learn and share new lessons.

Use this tool to help estimate the cost of flooding to your home!



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