News Archive

This page contains links to historical news items which you may find of interest:

  • Two scholarships will be available for the 2010 National Association of Floodplain Managers Conference. See theScholarship Application Form for more details.
  • December 2009 Newsletter.
  • The May 2009 newsletter includes details on the 2009 national ASFPM conference and the 2009 joint MN/WI State floodplain conference, some fun facts about Minnesota’s Lakes, Rivers and Wetlands, as well as several other flood related articles.
  • The January 2008 newsletter reviews the 2007 Annual MnAFPM Conference. It also discusses map modernization, the Community Rating System, explores what a substantially damaged structure is and offers an update on the staffing changes in the Floodplain Unit of DNR waters.
  • The March 2007 newsletter includes FEMA's September 2006 Procedure Memo 43, Guidelines for Identifying Provisionally Accredited Levees as well as Minnesota's Map Modernization Business Plan Update. The newsletter also has information on the Spring Luncheon and the 2007 Annual MnAFPM Conference.
  • The October 2006 Newsletter talks about the successes and results of flood hazard mitigation and effective coordination.
  • The April 2006 Newsletter summarizes upcoming luncheon and conference events, provides an overview of FEMA's updated elevation certificate, discusses Map Mod Mid-Course Correction and much more.
  • The August 2005 Newsletter summarizes highlights for recent and upcoming conferences, provides a FEMA MHIP update and discusses the need to update Community Floodplain Ordinances.
  • The February 2005 Newsletter summarizes changes to Minnesota's Map Modernization Business Plan, discusses how to apply for a planning and natural hazards Award, and recaps highlights from the 2004 Conference.
  • Read current news about Map Modernization and Mitigation Planning in the July 2004 Newsletter (pdf, 162 kb)
  • Minnesota DEM project (pdf, 930 KB)
  • MnAFPM sends comments to FEMA on the draft Multi-Hazard Implementation Plan (MHIP)
  • FDR Grant Program Described at the 2004 Spring Luncheon
  • Highlights from Past Conferences