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Northwest Regional Floodplain Management Association


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New Members Forum
Thursday July 13th, 6pm at Pyramid Alehouse (by Safeco Field). 

Free Event: RSVP to Jesse Reynolds.
Open to all interested in floodplain management, a great networking opportunity. 

Theme: The Lower White River - managing a river where flooding is worsened by significant & ongoing sediment deposition

*        Social Hour - beer & snacks provided

*        Presentations - by: USGS, Pierce County, King County, Herrera Consulting, WEST Consulting.
*        Open Conversation - open floor discussion on the White River, regional sediment management issues, and implications for planning and engineering.



Puget Sound ESA Biological Opinion Workshops  

  • July 13 - Thurston County Emergency Management Agency, Olympia, WA
  • August 10 - Padilla Bay NERR, Mount Vernon, WA
  • August 14 - City of Bremerton, WA
  • September 7 - Everett Community College, Everett, WA

Free - Registration Required


CRS Users Group
Next quarterly meetings (Tacoma WA):
* July 20, 2017         *October 19, 2017
Visit our CRS Events page


Idaho Strategic Floodplain Workshops
* July 18 - Coeur d'Alene (Kootenai Co. bldg.)
* July 19 - Meridian City Hall
* July 21 - Ammon City Hall
Event Flyer - RSVP or contact:


*FREE* July 24-27
Managing Floodplain Development through the NFIP (FEMA L-273)
Caldwell, Idaho

Registration Info
Register by 6/30/17


2017 Annual Conference

September 26-29, 2017

Seaside, Oregon

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

Registration is Open see the Registration Page for conference information.
Sign up soon for the best rate.


Call for Presenters Abstracts due July 8th.

  • We are seeking submittals for workshops or presentations on floodplain projects, regulatory environment, and other emerging issues.
    We encourage you to submit ideas!

    Scholarships are available! Scholarship Form


    Job Postings

    View recent Available Jobs in the region.  

    To post a position, please E-mail us.

    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