• June 21, 2017

    FEMA-MD Risk Reduction/Consultation Meeting

    State of Maryland
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    August 9, 2017

    Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • October 13, 2017

    Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers 13th Annual Conference

    MAFSM
  • Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2017

    Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis

    City of Annapolis
  • November 7, 2017

    NFIP Training for Floodplain Administrators

    State of Maryland
  • December 7, 2017

    NFIP Training for Floodplain Administrators

    State of Maryland
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    December 19, 2017

    Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • January 9, 2018

    Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • February 27, 2018

    Maryland Silver Jackets Meeting

    State of Maryland
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    March 15, 2018

    Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • April 11, 2018

    Maryland Flood Tabletop Workshop

    State of Maryland
  • April 17, 2018

    Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • May 21-23, 2018

    Maryland State of the Coast Conference

    State of Maryland
  • May 24, 2018

    Maryland Silver Jackets Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • June 6, 2018

    Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Spring Conference

    MAFSM
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    June 7, 2018

    Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • July 10, 2018

    Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • July 30, 2018

    FEMA SDE Training - Eastern Shore

    State of Maryland
  • July 31, 2018

    FEMA SDE Training - Central Maryland

    State of Maryland
  • August 1, 2018

    FEMA SDE Training - Western Maryland

    State of Maryland
  • August 7, 2018

    Flood Proofing Workshop - Eastern Shore

    State of Maryland
  • August 8, 2018

    Flood Proofing Workshop - Southern Maryland

    State of Maryland
  • August 9, 2018

    Flood Proofing Workshop - Western Maryland

    State of Maryland
  • August 29, 2018

    State of Maryland/FEMA 2018 Risk Reduction Consultation

    State of Maryland
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    September 12, 2018

    Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • October 16, 2018

    Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

    State of Maryland
  • November 8, 2018

    Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers 14th Annual Conference

    MAFSM
  • November 28, 2018

    Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

    State of Maryland
  • November 29, 2018

    Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

    State of Maryland
  • November 30, 2018

    Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

    State of Maryland
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    December 13, 2018

    Community Rating System Workshop

    State of Maryland

FEMA-MD Risk Reduction/Consultation Meeting

 June 21, 2017
 Maryland Environmental Service (MES) Annex Conference Room, 255 Najoles Road, Millersville, MD 21108

Description:  The purpose of this meeting is for Maryland and FEMA to strategize about the use of resources to enable efficient collaboration on programs, project delivery and risk reduction.

If you have any questions, and to RSVP, please contact Kevin Wagner.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

 August 9, 2017     10 AM - Noon

Description:  Amanda Gowans, ISO/CRS Specialist, will present about repetitive loss properties and changes to the 2017 CRS Coordinator's Manual.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers 13th Annual Conference

 October 13, 2017
 Maritime Institute of Technology, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum, MD 21090-1952

Description: For more information, and to submit an abstract, please visit http://www.mafsm.org/conferences/


Contact Information: 
 Necolle Maccherone
 Necolle.Maccherone@mbakerintl.com
  (410)689-3443

Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis

 Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2017
 Annapolis Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis MD 21401

Description: The City of Annapolis is taking the lead in hosting the second edition of Keeping History Above Water. Given the city’s leadership on sea level rise planning with its Weather It Together initiative, the Newport Restoration Foundation selected the City of Annapolis to be the next host city, continuing the documentation and distribution of best practices, promoting dialogue, and engaging new audiences.

Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis will bring together hundreds of regional, national, and international experts on issues ranging from environmental/earth science to climate change economics, from land-use law to preservation practices, from national security to media messaging for disaster preparedness, and the cultural and community responses to the societal impacts of natural hazards and sea level rise.

Pre-register at http://www.historyabovewater.org/2017-conference

Contact Information: 
 Lisa Craig
 lmcraig@annapolis.gov
 410-260-2200 x7790

NFIP Training for Floodplain Administrators

 November 7, 2017     9 AM - 2 PM
 Allegany County Office Complex, Room 100, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502

Description: This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of local land use and permitting processes aimed at flood risk reduction and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) compliance, highlighting specific topics critical to effective NFIP implementation. Zoning officials, elected leaders, engineers, solicitors, and anyone with an interest in learning more about how to practically apply flood maps and requirements in his/her community, as well as understand the insurance implications of development decisions, should attend.

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

NFIP Training for Floodplain Administrators

 December 7, 2017     9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
 St. Mary’s County Governmental Center Chesapeake Building, CSMC Meeting Room, 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650

Description: This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of local land use and permitting processes aimed at flood risk reduction and National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) compliance, highlighting specific topics critical to effective NFIP implementation. Zoning officials, elected leaders, engineers, solicitors, and anyone with an interest in learning more about how to practically apply flood maps and requirements in his/her community, as well as understand the insurance implications of development decisions, should attend.

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

 December 19, 2017     10 AM - Noon
 Cecil County Department of Emergency Services, 107 Chesapeake Boulevard, Suite 108, Elkton, MD 21921

Description: Jeff White with Maryland Department of the Environment, Integrated Water Planning Program, will talk about MS4 Permits, TMDLs and WIPs, stream restoration projects to meet water quality goals and possible CRS credits. In addition, Jessica Grannis and Jennifer Li with the Georgetown Climate Center will talk about the work they're doing with the Eastern Shore Climate Adaptation Partnership (ESCAP).

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

 January 9, 2018     10 AM - 2 PM
  Maryland Emergency Management Agency, 5401 Rue Saint Lo Dr, Reisterstown, MD 21136

Description:  Quarterly meeting of the Partnership.


Contact Information: 
 Chas Eby
 chas.eby@maryland.gov
 410-274-6690

Maryland Silver Jackets Meeting

 February 27, 2018     1:30-3:30 PM
  U.S. Geological Survey, 5522 Research Park Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21228

Description:  TBA


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

 March 15, 2018     10 AM - Noon
 Queen Anne's County Department of Planning & Zoning, 110 Vincit Street, Centreville, MD 21617

Description: How To Guides – CRS Tools from NOAA, The Nature Conservancy and Climate Central

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Flood Tabletop Workshop

 April 11, 2018     8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
 Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, 1610 Main St, Chester, MD 21619

Description: A one-day workshop with participants from the private and public sector gathered to run through a significant weather scenario created by the National Weather Service that came up the coast of Maryland. At the local level, floodplain administrators, emergency management professionals, planners, engineers, public works officials, code enforcement officers and GIS staff participated in the event. Participants were placed in small groups and worked through a Situation Manual together with questions to guide their discussion. The workshop focused on flooding in tidal, coastal and riverine geographies. Participants worked together to respond to the situation, identify opportunities for coordination, communication, mitigation, etc. and reported out about lessons learned.

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

 April 17, 2018     10 AM - 2 PM
  Maryland Environmental Service, 259 Najoles Rd, Millersville, MD 21108

Description:  Quarterly meeting of the Partnership.


Contact Information: 
 Mike Herzberger
 mherz@menv.com
 410-729-8256

Maryland State of the Coast Conference

 May 21-23, 2018

Description:  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has partnered with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) to host the inaugural Maryland State of the Coast Conference. The Maryland State of the Coast is intended to be an interactive exchange for Maryland coastal partners and constituencies; including regional, local and state agencies, academic institutions, non-governmental organizations and all those who help manage and protect Maryland’s coastal resources. The State of the Coast will provide an overview of the status of Maryland’s coastal resources and resource management efforts with a focus on resilient communities, economies and ecosystems.


Contact Information: 
 Sasha Land
 sasha.land@maryland.gov
 410-260-8718

Maryland Silver Jackets Meeting

 May 24, 2018     1:30-3:30 PM
  U.S. Geological Survey, 5522 Research Park Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21228

Description:  NASA data and collaboration opportunities, floodproofing workshops, USACE projects and team member announcements.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers Spring Conference

 June 6, 2018  8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
 Chesapeake College, Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, 1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, MD 21679

Description: "People, Data and Tools to Minimize Flood Risk on the Eastern Shore". For more information, and to register, go to: http://www.mafsm.org/MAFSM/register-now-for-mafsm-spring-conference-on-the-eastern-shore/


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

 June 7, 2018     10 AM - Noon
 Eastern Shore Innovation Center, 104 Tech Park Drive, Cambridge, MD 21613

Description: Hazard Profile Analysis and Open Space Preservation

Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

 July 10, 2018     10 AM - 2 PM
  Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401

Description:  Quarterly meeting of the Partnership.


Contact Information: 
 Sasha Land
 sasha.land@maryland.gov
 410-260-8718

FEMA SDE Training - Eastern Shore

 July 30, 2018     9 AM - 3 PM
  Salisbury University - Henson Science Hall, Room 153, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801

Description:  This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of floodplain management on how to utilize FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator (SDE) version 3.0 tool. Space is limited. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fema-sde-training-eastern-shore-registration-45989704444?aff=es2


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

FEMA SDE Training - Central Maryland

 July 31, 2018     9 AM - 3 PM
  Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management, Emergency Operations Center, 7915 Anchor Street, Landover, MD 20785

Description:  This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of floodplain management on how to utilize FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator (SDE) version 3.0 tool. Space is limited. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fema-sde-training-central-maryland-registration-46447268029?aff=es2


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

FEMA SDE Training - Western Maryland

 August 1, 2018     9 AM - 3 PM
  Washington County Computer Lab, 35 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Description:  This training will inform and educate community representatives involved in the administration and enforcement of floodplain management on how to utilize FEMA Substantial Damage Estimator (SDE) version 3.0 tool. Space is limited. To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fema-sde-training-western-maryland-registration-46447536833?aff=es2


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Flood Proofing Workshop - Eastern Shore

 August 7, 2018     1 - 4 PM
  Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD 21613

Description:  This is your chance to receive training on different types of flood proofing techniques from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Nonstructural Committee. The flood proofing discussion will include topics such as elevating buildings, wet and dry flood proofing, and relocation/acquisition. You will also hear about federal and state programs that may be available to assist your community with flood proofing. Federal and state agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics, such as the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System.
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flood-proofing-workshop-for-community-officials-cambridge-tickets-47678192758
In addition, there will be a public session from 6:30 - 8 PM.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Flood Proofing Workshop - Southern Maryland

 August 8, 2018     1 - 4 PM
  College of Southern Maryland, 115 J. W. Williams Road, Bldg. A, Room 119, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Description:  This is your chance to receive training on different types of flood proofing techniques from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Nonstructural Committee. The flood proofing discussion will include topics such as elevating buildings, wet and dry flood proofing, and relocation/acquisition. You will also hear about federal and state programs that may be available to assist your community with flood proofing. Federal and state agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics, such as the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System.
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flood-proofing-workshop-for-community-officials-prince-frederick-tickets-47812428260
In addition, there will be a public session from 6:30 - 8 PM.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Flood Proofing Workshop - Western Maryland

 August 9, 2018     1 - 4 PM
  Washington County Free Library, 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Description:  This is your chance to receive training on different types of flood proofing techniques from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Nonstructural Committee. The flood proofing discussion will include topics such as elevating buildings, wet and dry flood proofing, and relocation/acquisition. You will also hear about federal and state programs that may be available to assist your community with flood proofing. Federal and state agency representatives will be on hand to discuss other floodplain management topics, such as the National Flood Insurance Program and Community Rating System.
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flood-proofing-workshop-for-community-officials-hagerstown-tickets-47812573695
In addition, there will be a public session from 6:30 - 8 PM.


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

State of Maryland/FEMA 2018 Risk Reduction Consultation

 August 29, 2018
 Aeris and Aqua Conference Rooms, Montgomery Park Business Center, Maryland Department of the Environment, 1800 Washington Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21230

Description:The purpose of the Risk Reduction Consultation is for the State of Maryland and FEMA to strategize about the use of resources to enable efficient collaboration on programs, project delivery, and risk reduction. Through this process, both the State and FEMA will review priorities, evaluate the status of reaching those priorities throughout the year, and identify the best way to leverage existing resources for implementation. Annually, partners from the State of Maryland and FEMA can build upon the priorities identified in previous Risk Reduction Consultations and build progress towards risk reduction.


Contact Information: 
 Dave Guignet
 dave.guignet@maryland.gov
  (410)537-3775

Maryland CRS Users Group Meeting

 September 12, 2018      10 AM - Noon
 City of Laurel, Emergency Operations Center, 8103 Sandy Spring Road, Laurel, MD 20707

Description: The 300 Series: How to Increase Your Score


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Maryland Resiliency Partnership Meeting

 October 16, 2018     10 AM - 1 PM
 MDOT Statewide Operations Center, 7491 Connelly Drive, Hanover, MD 21076

Description:  Quarterly meeting of the Partnership.


Contact Information: 
 Elizabeth Habic
 ehabic@sha.state.md.us
 410-545-8563

Maryland Association of Floodplain and Stormwater Managers 14th Annual Conference

 November 8, 2018
 Maritime Institute of Technology, 692 Maritime Blvd, Linthicum, MD 21090-1952

Description: For more information, and to submit an abstract, please visit http://www.mafsm.org/conferences/


Contact Information: 
 Necolle Maccherone
 Necolle.Maccherone@mbakerintl.com
  (410)689-3443

Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

 November 28, 2018      1 - 5 PM
 Montgomery Park Business Center, Maryland Department of the Environment, Computer Training Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230

Description: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to work on Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) projects in Maryland. One of the outcomes of this process is the development of Flood Risk Products that are available to help community officials make informed decisions about flood risk mitigation, emergency response, and community planning. FEMA Region III, in coordination with Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is offering a free, in-person training on the use of FEMA’s Flood Risk Products. The goal of the training is to help communities understand the many ways that Flood Risk Products can be utilized to reduce flood risk. This training will be an afternoon session to provide Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialists and Planners with hands-on training.

Space is limited
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maryland-technical-flood-risk-product-training-baltimore-tickets-47961621501


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

 November 29, 2018      10 AM - 12 PM
 Talbot County Free Library, Main Meeting Room, 100 W Dover St, Easton, MD 21601

Description: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to work on Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) projects in Maryland. One of the outcomes of this process is the development of Flood Risk Products that are available to help community officials make informed decisions about flood risk mitigation, emergency response, and community planning. FEMA Region III, in coordination with Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is offering a free, in-person training on the use of FEMA’s Flood Risk Products. The goal of the training is to help communities understand the many ways that Flood Risk Products can be utilized to reduce flood risk. This training will introduce community Floodplain Administrators and Planners to FEMA's Flood Risk Products.

Space is limited
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maryland-flood-risk-product-training-easton-tickets-47962599426


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Non-Regulatory Flood Risk Products Technical Training

 November 30, 2018      10 AM - 12 PM
 Commissioners Meeting Room, Allegany County Office Complex, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD 21502

Description: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to work on Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) projects in Maryland. One of the outcomes of this process is the development of Flood Risk Products that are available to help community officials make informed decisions about flood risk mitigation, emergency response, and community planning. FEMA Region III, in coordination with Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is offering a free, in-person training on the use of FEMA’s Flood Risk Products. The goal of the training is to help communities understand the many ways that Flood Risk Products can be utilized to reduce flood risk. This training will introduce community Floodplain Administrators and Planners to FEMA's Flood Risk Products.

Space is limited
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maryland-flood-risk-product-training-cumberland-tickets-47962396820


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495

Community Rating System Workshop

 December 13, 2018     9 AM - 3:30 PM
 Montgomery Park Business Center, Maryland Department of the Environment, Aqua Conference Room, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230

Description:  The purpose of this workshop is to educate community officials, and other stakeholders, about the National Flood Insurance Program's (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). CRS is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum NFIP requirements. More information about the program can be found at https://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program-community-rating-system


Contact Information: 
 Kevin Wagner
 kevin.wagner@maryland.gov
 301-689-1495