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Innovative Floodplain Strategies for Coastal Areas: Application of Coastal No Adverse Impact Principles

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Topic(s):

Floodplain Management , Land Conservation

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Habitat Conservation

Host Partner(s):

Rookery Bay Reserve

Location:

map icon Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg, FL

Date/Time:

calendar icon11/9/2010

Price:

$10.00

Max Applicants:

30

The purpose of this event is to provide attendees with the floodplain management tools needed to decrease the cost of natural disasters, increase community resilience, and reduce negative impacts from flood events through the integration of growth management with natural resource planning.

   

Click here for a copy of the Coastal No Adverse Impact Handbook (May 2007), workshop instructor biographies and a copy of "Mitigating Misery: Land Use and Protection of Property Rights Before the Next Big Flood" by Thomas and Medlock.

Additional on-line resources can be found at the following web links:

  • Florida Coastal Strategies - Information on upcoming technical trainings in Florida, model ordinances, best management practices, case studies, demonstration projects and current research
  • StormSmart Coasts Network - Resource for coastal decision makers looking for the latest and best information on how to protect their communities from weather and climate hazards before the storm, during the storm and after the storm
  • StormSmart Connect - Helps coastal decision makers connect and collaborate
  • FloodSmart - Official site of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) which includes an interactive tool to calculate what a flood to your home could cost, inch by inch


Special thanks to our partners who made this event possible.

 

Agenda

Time

Session

Media/Resources

Video

8:30 a.m.

Registration

9:00

Welcome and Introductions
Dale Armstrong, Pinellas County Extension; Amy Gohres, Gulf Regional Training Coordinator; Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

9:15

Coastal No Adverse Impact Overview
Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers

SFL CNAI Overview.pdf

9:50

Local Perspectives and Facilitated Discussion
Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

CHALLENGES Identified by Attendees.pdf

10:15

Hazard Identification and Mapping
Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers

SFL Hazard Identification and Mapping.pdf

10:35

Break

10:45

Development and Regulation Standards, Planning
Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers

SFL Development and Regulation Standards.pdf

11:20

The Role of Natural Resource Protection in Hazard Mitigation
Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed Forum

SFL Role of Natural Resource Protection in Hazard Mitigation.pdf

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00

Interactive Map Activity
Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed Forum

SFL Mapping Exercise for Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.pdf

2:15

Break

2:30

Tools and Strategies for Conservation Planning and Hazard Mitigation
Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed Forum

SFL Tools & Strategies for Conservation Planning & Hazard Mitigation.pdf

3:30

Additional Resources
Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

4:00

Wrap-Up and Evaluations

4:30 p.m.

Departure