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Northwest Regional Floodplain Management Association
NORFMA

 

News, Trainings, Events


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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.

 

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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

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

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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:
Tatton.L.Suter@usace.army.mil

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*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!

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    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