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Northwest Regional Floodplain Management Association

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NORFMA Annual Conference

September 20-23, 2016

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel

Yakima, WA

More details and

NORFMA 2016 Scholarship Opportunity
for the 
2016 NORFMA Annual Conference
Due Date August 1
Details HERE.


Call for Abstracts

Presentations and Workshops

Due Date July 15



NORFMA Young Leaders Event


 A NORFMA Young Leaders outreach event is planned for July 21st at Hale’s Ales Brewery & Pub from 5:30 - 8:30pm, located here.  Experienced floodplain managers will discuss their careers, the different disciplines it takes to pull off good floodplain management, and predictions on what the future holds for careers in the field.  There presentations, questions and answers, and a social mixer for more one on one discussion.  NORFMA will provide free food and drink.  This is an excellent opportunity if you are new to the field, or just want to network and find out more about floodplain management.

ASFPM Reviews PL84-99 WRDA 2016:
ASFPM is reviewing and discussing WRDA legislation related to PL84-99.
You can find more information


The Climate Impacts Group is pleased
to share the following new reports and
papers with you. All of these documents
are available for download from the
Climate Impacts Group 


 Online Master of Infrastructure
Planning & Management
Floodplain Management Degree Option

More Information HERE


New Board Minutes

 Posted HERE


Welcome to NORFMA

NORFMA is a nonprofit organization for regional networking and support on issues of environmental quality, economic sustainability, and scientific discovery on a watershed basis. The Association provides a channel for regional communication and cooperation in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, British Columbia and Alaska.

Our mission is to: 

  • Provide for free exchange of ideas and information among members.

  • Support the integration of multi-disciplinary programs and interests in floodplain management.

  • Promote educational programs on floodplain and water shed management topics.

  • Increase public awareness of the value and function of floodplains.

  • Encourage government involvement in programs to reduce flood damages and to protect, manage, and restore floodplains.