Local Mitigation Planning Workshop

Texas Department of Public Safety/Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM)
G318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop

Description – The goal of this workshop is to provide plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local hazard mitigation plan. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: (1) define hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning (2) develop or update a local hazard mitigation plan (3) identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation.

Target audience – local government officials, State officials, and others who are involved in the development of a local mitigation plan

Cost – Free

Dates and locations vary

Registration and Event Details

Floodplain 101 and Mitigation Funding Workshop

Green Infrastructure For Texas

Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Water Development Board, and FEMA Region 6 TRO is putting on three workshops in Willacy, Cameron, and Hidalgo Counties. They will be discussing floodplain 101 class in the mornings and then reviewing impact maps, and partner resources in the afternoon. If you would like to participate, please register at the links below. Seating is limited (<40 spots per event), see Eventbrite pages for details.

Cost – Free

September 17, 2019 September 18, 2019 September 19, 2019

Hidalgo County

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
City of Weslaco – Public Works Facilities
1912 Joe Stephens Avenue
Weslaco, TX 78599

Cameron County

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Texas Southmost College, Science Engineering & Technology Building
80 Fort Brown Street
SET B 3rd Floor
Brownsville, TX 78520

Willacy County

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Willacy County EMS Station
693 S. 7th Street
Raymondville, TX 78580

Register for Hidalgo HERE

Register for Cameron HERE

Register for Willacy HERE

Managing our Stormwater from Gutter to Stream

Green Infrastructure For Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and City of Austin Watershed Protection are hosting a free half‐day workshop on Green Infrastructure, nature based techniques to clean and conserve stormwater.

Cost – Free

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
1pm – 4pm
One Texas Center
505 Barton Springs Rd, Room 325
Austin, TX 78704

Speakers will focus on the why and how of green infrastructure practices using case studies from Texas.

Register for the workshop at GIFT-TCWP.eventbrite.com

 

More info Here
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Managing our Stormwater from Gutter to Stream

Green Infrastructure For Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Managing our Stormwater from Gutter to Stream

This three hour workshop will cover nature based techniques to clean and conserve stormwater for people and wildlife at any scale: backyard to urban/suburban/industrial to regional. Hear from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension staff about real life uses of Green Infrastructure in Texas.

Cost – Free

Fri March 22, 2019, 9am – Noon, Corpus Christi
Tues April 9, 2019, 9am – Noon, Arlington
Wed June 12, 2019, 1pm – 4pm, Pearland

Registration – GIFT-TCWP.eventbrite.com

Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments, October 20th

Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)
Fall Planning Workshop for Local Governments

Cost – Free

Date – Friday, October 20, 2017; 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

To be added to the list to receive more information, e-mail Amanda Thorin.

Instant Impacts: A Land Use Planning Workshop, September 29th

Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)
Instant Impacts: A Land Use Planning Workshop

 

Cost – Free

Location – Near Northwest Management District

Date – Friday, September 29, 2017; 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

To be added to the list to receive more information, email Amanda Thorin.

Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP, June 26 – 29

Texas Floodplain Management Association,
G273: Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

Description: This course will focus on the NFIP and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Registration will be open to non-CFMs. Current CFMs will be placed on a waiting list.

Cost – $50.00 per person

Date – June 26 – 29, 2017; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location – Houston Permitting Center, 1002 Washington Avenue, 3rd floor, Houston, TX 77002

Houston flyer download – G273: Managing Floodplain Development through NFIP June2017

Online Registration

Local Mitigation Planning Workshop, June 27-28

Texas Department of Public Safety,
G318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop

Description – The goal of this workshop is to provide plan developers with the information necessary to prepare and implement a local hazard mitigation plan. Upon successful completion, participants will be able to: (1) define hazard mitigation and identify the benefits of mitigation planning (2) develop or update a local hazard mitigation plan (3) identify resources and guidance available for mitigation planning and plan implementation

Target audience – local government officials, State officials, and others who are involved in the development of a local mitigation plan

Cost – FREE

Date – June 27 and June 28, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Location – Houston TranStar, 6922 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024

Houston flyer download – G318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop_June2017

Online Registration