Upcoming events

    • May 02, 2019
    • 12:15 PM
    • May 03, 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Ogallala, NE

    Join us as we learn about water resources issues in western Nebraska!

    On May 2-3 we will have a tour of Kingsley Dam, followed by speakers on issues regarding dam safety, endangered species, the Platte River Basin, and more!

    Click here for the agenda.

    Registration: $15 for NeFSMA members; $50 for non-members.  Guests can attend the dinner and evening session for $20.

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn in Ogallala. The guaranteed rate is $63.20 plus tax. Rooms at this rate will be available until April 17, 2019. After that day, the rate will be still be honored if rooms are available. To make your reservation call the hotel at 308-284-3623 and ask for the NeFSMA rate.

    An optional golf outing is being coordinated for after the seminar.  More details will be available soon.

    7.5 Continuing Education Credits have been pre-approved from CFMs.

    • May 19, 2019
    • May 24, 2019
    • Cleveland, Ohio

    The Premier Flood Conference

    Flood-risk professionals from all over the world attend the Association of State Floodplain Managers’ annual floodplain management conference. Our 43rd conference will be held May 19-23, 2019 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Join 1,000+ other attendees to network with local, state, regional, tribal and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants and a wide variety of subject matter experts from diverse fields who will give presentations relevant to our theme, "Flood Fest 2019: The Mitigation and Resilience Tour."

    The conference is conducted by the ASFPM, the world's leading voice for sound floodplain management, with 18,000+ practitioners, 10,000 Certified Floodplain Managers, 37 chapters and 79 corporate and agency partners worldwide.

    Go to for more information.

    • June 03, 2019
    • June 06, 2019
    • Chalco Hills Recreation Area, 8901 S. 154th St., Omaha, NE

    FEMA Region VII, ISO, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, IFSMA, and NeFSMA are please to offer a FREE course about the Community Rating System (CRS), a nationwide initiative of FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). It describes activities eligible for credit under the CRS, how a community applies, and how a community modifies an application to improve its classification.

    Please note: All participants must have an understanding of the NFIP and floodplain management principles. The course material will be difficult to follow without a participant being well-versed in basic concepts of floodplain management. It is suggested that participants be a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM), or have completed the E273: Managing Floodplain Development Through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) course, or be a Floodplain Administrator with more than 2 years of floodplain management experience.

    Contact Amanda Gowans, CFM at to register.

    • July 11, 2019
    • Nebraska City, Nebraska

    Conference details and registration information will be available soon.  

    . In the meantime, you can contact the Lied Lodge at 800-546-5433 to take advantage of the special NeFSMA room rate if you plan to stay overnight.

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