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DNRC Headquarters
1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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Recent Events

2021 Montana Floodplain Resource Seminar - October 18th - 20th, Virtual Event

New FPA Training (Part 1 and Part 2) - January 20th 2021, Virtual Event

2020 Montana Floodplain Resource Seminar - September 14-17, Virtual Event

2020 AMFM Annual Conference - March 11-13, Kalispell, MT

2019 Montana Floodplain Resource Seminar - September 11-13, Fort Peck, MT


Certified Floodplain Manager Study Materials

ASFPM Study Guide May 2018
CFM Training Course
Exam Takers' Instructions
CFM Exam Overview

Association of State Floodplain Managers  ASFPM Training Page
ASFPM Resources

Emergency Management Institute Classes

General Information/How to Apply  PDF by DNRC
EMI Application Tips  PDF by FEMA
Information about the EMI Campus

Past Seminars and Presentations

Recorded presentations from 2020 Floodplain Resource Seminar
Understanding community vulnerability to natural disasters: YouTube, mp4
Achieving community buy-in for disaster risk reduction: YouTube, mp4, PDF
Stronger codes, stronger DRR: YouTube, mp4, PDF
Risk assessment basics: YouTube, mp4
Wildfire-flood connection: YouTube, mp4

Navigating the alphabet soup of LOMCs: YouTube, mp4, PDF
Community responsibilities: YouTube, mp4
DNRC Mapping 5-yr plan and mapping project update: YouTube, mp4
Montana Lidar: YouTube, mp4
Floodplain design, construction, and impacts on flood insurance: YouTube, mp4

How to locate a property on a flood map and use online tools: YouTubemp4
Technical Assistance Program: YouTubemp4
Legal and policy opportunities for disaster risk reduction: PDF
Design for flood resilience: YouTube, mp4, PDF
Overcoming impediments to flood resilience: PDF

Resource Seminars
2017 AMFM Annual Conference March 6-9, Missoula, MT
2016 AMFM Annual Conference  March 14-17, Fairmont, MT
Survey and Engineering Training
Webinars and Presentations 
Legal Workshop   2010 Floodplain Resource Seminar
Stream Permitting Presentation   Sean O'Callaghan
Realtors Training   Larry Shock, 2015, Bozeman

Montana Floodplain Management Guidebook and Training Tools

Section 1 
Supplemental 1 
Section 3
Supplemental 3

Bureau Chief
Water Operations Bureau
(406) 444-6816

NFIP/CAP Coordinator
(406) 444-6654

Tiffany Lyden, CFM
Outreach Specialist
(406) 444-0599

Floodplain Specialist
(406) 444-1343 

(Shaye will be back January 2022)

Civil Engineering Specialist
(406) 444-1300

Outreach Specialist
(406) 444-6732

Flood Hazard GIS Specialist
(406) 444-6664

Floodplain Mapping Specialist
(406) 444-6656