Innovative Floodplain Strategies for Coastal Areas: Application of Coastal No Adverse Impact Principles, Weedon Island Preserve, St. Petersburg, FL, 11/9/2010

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.

 

 

Download Workshop Agenda: Tab 1 – Agenda (COLOR)

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

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

 

Download Speaker Presentations:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
    Dale Armstrong, Pinellas County Extension; Amy Gohres, Gulf Regional Training Coordinator; Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
  2. Coastal No Adverse Impact Overview
    Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers
    1.SFL CNAI Overview
  3. Local Perspectives and Facilitated Discussion
    Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
    2.CHALLENGES Identified by Attendees
  4. Hazard Identification and Mapping
    Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers3.SFL Hazard Identification and Mapping
  5. Development and Regulation Standards, Planning
    Sam Medlock, CFM, JD, Association of State Floodplain Managers
    4.SFL Development and Regulation Standards
  6. The Role of Natural Resource Protection in Hazard Mitigation
    Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed Forum
    5.SFL Role of Natural Resource Protection in Hazard Mitigation
  7. Interactive Map Activity
    Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed
    6.SFL Mapping Exercise for Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties
  8. Tools and Strategies for Conservation Planning and Hazard Mitigation
    Christine Olsenius, Southeast Watershed
    7.SFL Tools & Strategies for Conservation Planning & Hazard Mitigation

 

 

  • Additional Resources
    Tabitha Stadler, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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