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

Inovative Flood Plain Strategies

Purpose
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.

Who Should Attend

 

    • Building officials

 

  • Emergency Managers

 

 

  • Engineers

 

 

  • Environmental Nonprofits

 

 

  • Floodplain Managers

 

 

  • Local Elected Officials

 

 

  • Natural Resource Managers

 

 

  • Planners and Planning Commissions

 

 

  • Realtors and Developers

 

 

  • Stormwater Managers

 

Certified Floodplain Managers will receive 6 credit hours of Continuing Education.

Workshop Goals

 

    • Understand Coastal No Adverse Impact (CNAI) principles and applications to local floodplain management programs

 

  • Understand the unique hazards of Hillsborough and Pinellas County coastal areas and identify important resources and vulnerable areas on maps

 

 

  • Discuss how CNAI principles can be applied in the region’s coastal zone

 

 

  • Apply CNAI strategies for floodplain and wetland protection and hazard mitigation to conservation planning and development practices

 

 

Cost:$10 (include materials and lunch)
Where: Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Wedon Dr. N.E., St. Petersburg
When:
11/9/2010, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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