Innovative Floodplain Strategies for Coastal Areas: Application of Coastal No Adverse Impact Principles, Rookery Bay Reserve, 12/7/2010

Topic(s): Floodplain Management , Land Conservation
Priority Issue(s): Community Resilience , Habitat Conservation
Host Partner(s): Rookery Bay Reserve
Location: map icon Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center, Naples, FL
Date/Time: calendar icon12/7/2010
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.

Download a copy of the Coastal No Adverse Impact Handbook (May 2007):

Download Workshop Instructor Biographies: NAI SFL Speaker Bios

Download a copy of “Mitigating Misery: Land Use and Protection of Property Rights Before the Next Big Flood” by Thomas and Medlock:
Thomas and Medlock – Mitigating Misery Land Use and Protection of Property Rigths Before the Next Big Flood

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
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