News & Announcements Blog

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  • Friday, August 31, 2012 10:32 AM | Anonymous

    NJAFM Offers Student Scholarships to its 8th Annual Floodplain Management Conference! For more information on the scholarship and to apply, click here.

    Deadline: September 15, 2012

  • Friday, August 24, 2012 8:58 AM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)
    Go to the NJAFM Documents Page to see the most recent Newsletter.
  • Monday, August 20, 2012 11:35 AM | Anonymous

    The State of Pennsylvania is offering the four day FEMA-EMI 273 course:  Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program, on September 17 - 20, 2012 at Sayre, PA.

    This is the same as the E-273 course typically offered in at FEMA's Emergency Management Institute at Emmitsburg, MD.  There are currently about 20 class openings. Sayre, PA is located right on the New York border adjacent to Waverly, Tioga County, NY.  It is accessible from NY Route 17/I-86, just east of Elmira.

    To register for the CFM exam, you need to apply and submit a fee separately with the Association of State Floodplain Managers at   For the class registration form and information, click here.

  • Monday, August 20, 2012 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy offers FREE online course on Local Communities Adapting to Climate Change

    This course is adapted from a two-day course developed by Larry Susskind and Patrick Field at the Consensus Building Institute in collaboration with Steve Aldrich of Bio Economic Research Associates (bio-eraTM), and Paul Kirshen, at Battelle. Using videos, interactive exercises, and self-assessments, the course introduces tools for climate change adaptation planning. assessing climate change risks, climate downscaling, collaborative decision-making, and scenario planning. Decision makers can use these practical tools for everyday land use, development, and infrastructure decisions to reduce vulnerability and enhance resilience.

    For additional information on the course, visit

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:07 PM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)

    Scholarship for New Jersey Local Officials to attend 2012 NJAFM Conference

    Deadline: August 31, 2012

    Apply NOW

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:04 PM | Craig Wenger (Administrator)

    Call for Nominations for 2013 NJAFM Executive Committee

    Deadline: August 31, 2012

    Nomination Form

  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012 3:01 PM | Anonymous
    The Department of Civil Engineering at The College of New Jersey has recently acquired an opening for a full-time visiting professor in the field of water resources and environmental engineering beginning August 27, 2012.  The term of the appointment is for 1 academic year (Fall 2012 / Spring 2013) and the successful applicant will be required to teach classes primarily in: Fluid Mechanics, Applied Hydraulics and Hydrology, and Environmental Engineering.  The ideal candidate will hold a PhD or Masters degree and have teaching experience in these areas, however, candidates with a Bachelor's degree and significant industry experience will also be considered.  Interested persons should contact Dr. Michael Horst at or via phone at 814-571-5607.
  • Monday, July 09, 2012 1:59 PM | Anonymous
    The Record
    Here's a look at New Jersey towns with the most National Flood Insurance Program claims from 1978 through April 30, 2012, and how much the program paid to owners.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012 3:19 PM | Anonymous

    For your information and awareness. Spread the word!!!

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