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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
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 www.floods.org. For the class registration form and information, click here.
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 http://www.lincolninst.edu/education/education-coursedetail.asp?id=836.
Scholarship for New Jersey Local Officials to attend 2012 NJAFM Conference
Deadline: August 31, 2012
Call for Nominations for 2013 NJAFM Executive Committee
New Jersey Association For Floodplain Management
P.O. Box 1326 Trenton, New Jersey 08607
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