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Looking ahead to 2018 and 2019 Conferences

     We are busy planning and prepping for our next Annual Conferences - Please hold our regular 3rd week of September for:

  • Sept. 25-27, 2018: Bellingham, WA

  • September 2019: Boise, ID area

 Exact dates, location, and theme coming soon.  Please mark your calendars & stay tuned to the website and member emails.  We look forward to seeing you there!

CRS Users Group Meeting dates in 2018:
Held in Tacoma or available via Skype. 
CRS Group Info

  • May 17, 2018

  • August 16, 2018

  • November 15, 2018 


Several FEMA L-273 Courses will be offered in our region this year.
Dates & locations at NFIP Trainings page

Course Announcement @ University of Washington:
URBDP 598 L - Special Topics on Floodplain Management.
 Available online as well as in-person.  contact:
The Department of Urban Design and Planning is offering a new course that will take a critical look at National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) along with the program’s relationship to the Federal Emergency Management  Agency (FEMA).
  • David Carlton, CFM, PE (Past FEMA Regional Engineer)

  • Mitch Paine, CFM (King County)

  • Bob Freitag, CFM (Past FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer, current Director, UW IHMPR). 

Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

For Full List, visit Events Calendar

Did you know?  Free, live webinars on floodplain topics are available regularly. 
(select "Upcoming" tab.)

Interested in the CFM Exam?
Visit ASFPM Exam Calendar or Contact Us to request one.

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2017 Annual Conference

Thank you everyone for another great conference!

“Managing Assets For The Future: Resilient Coastal and Riverine Floodplains"

Presentation PDFs Now Available

Conference Program       Attendee List     

Welcome to NORFMA!

NORFMA is a nonprofit organization for regional networking and support on issues of environmental quality, economic sustainability, and scientific discovery on a watershed basis. 

We provide a channel for regional communication and cooperation in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia and Alaska.

Our mission is to: 

  • Provide for free exchange of ideas and information among members.
  • Support the integration of multi-disciplinary programs and interests in floodplain management.
  • Promote educational programs on floodplain and water shed management topics.
  • Increase public awareness of the value and function of floodplains.
  • Encourage government involvement in programs to reduce flood damages and to protect, manage, and restore floodplains.

New Board Minutes 
Posted HERE