Texas Citizen Planner: ASFPM's No Adverse Impact Floodplain Management

Date of Publication
March 2, 2022
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This course is intended for local elected officials and others interested in natural resource planning, positive land use, flood insurance rate maps, and effective floodplain management.

Course Information

This course will take approximately 5 hours to complete. You can complete this course at your own pace. Your progress in the course will be saved if you exit AgriLife Learn.

Course Objectives

After you finish this course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize ways to implement resilient natural resource planning into land and community planning decisions to make communities more resilient;
  2. Articulate your roles and responsibilities more clearly when it comes to making land use determinations;
  3. Outline useful tools, educational resources, and similar regional efforts that can be applied for positive land-use decisions at the local level;
  4. Describe No Adverse Impact principles and techniques for effective floodplain management; and
  5. Define FEMA flood zones, interpret flood insurance rate maps, and implement mapping practices that take into account residual and future risk.

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