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2018 AMFM Annual Conference

"A Rendezvous on the Missouri"
March 5-9, 2018
Great Falls, MT


Tuesday, March 6

Kootenai River Habitat Restoration Project: River Restoration in Approximate A and Detailed Study Areas, by Chris Nelson, River Design Group, Inc.
A Case Study Comparison of Pre-Construction Effort For Bioengineered Streambank Solutions, by Eric Anderson, WGM Group
Stream Stats, by Peter McCarthy and Steve Sando, USGS
To the Moon and Back: The National Flood Insurance Program, by Diana Herrera, FEMA
Smooth Transition: How to Adjust Manning's 'n" Values for 2D Modeling, by Andrew Friend, Michael Baker International
Lessons Learned from a Section 1316 Declaration In Montana, by Sean O'Callaghan, Gallatin County
Missoula County Flood Tool, by Todd Klietz, Missoula County
What the Heck is a Silver Jacket, and What Can It Do for Me?, by Worby McNamee, MT DNRC
DNRC Floodplain Mapping Program Updates, by Nicole Decker, MT DNRC


Wednesday, March 7 

Funding for Non-Structural Floodplain Control, by Alice Stanley, MT DNRC
Custer County--Miles City Regional Flood Protection Project Update, by Samantha Malenovsky (Miles City) and Becky Bey (KLG)
National Flood Services: You Can Complete an EC-Unlocking the Mysteries of A Zones with No BFE, by Connie Flora and Amber Cry (ANFI)
What is this "Model" You Speak Of?, by Ben Fennelly, HDR
Navigating the Open Waters: Which Hydraulic Method is Appropriate To Meet Your Floodplain Management Needs, by Greg Gable and Josh Robbins, DOWL
Montana Infrastructure Report Card: What It Is, and How It Relates to Floodplain Management, by Melissa Matassa-Stone, WGM Group
City of Burlington, North Dakota Interior Drainage Design, by Thomas Johnson, Ackerman-Estvold
Local Choices and How They Can Impact the National Flood Insurance Program, by Traci Sears and Tiffany Lyden, MT DNRC
The Hoops of Mitigation Grants, by Adam Carlson, Musselshell County
Emergency Management Assistance Compact: Hurricane Irma Recovery Experiences, by Adam Carlson, Musselshell County
Helena Valley Flooding: A Case Study, by Matt Johnson (RESPEC) and Dan Karlin (Lewis & Clark County)
State Mitigation Plan Update, by Nadene Wadsworth, MT DES


Thursday, March 8 

Kicking Off the Model Floodplain Ordinance Update Process, by Michelle McNamee and Traci Sears, MT DNRC
Flood Hazard Mapping in Alberta, Canada: Highwood River Case Study, by Jim Choles, Alberta Environment and Parks
Benefits of a Community Rating System (CRS), by Constance Lake, ISO
What Can LiDAR Do for You?, by Melissa Christie and Russ Faux, Quantum Spatial, Inc.
Planning Development in a Context of Uncertain and Changing Floodplains, by Nick Kaufman and Anne Cossitt, WGM Group
Montana DNRC 310 Permit Web Applications: Show and Tell, by Bob Flesher, MT DNRC
USACE Rapid Floodplain Modeling, by Traci Owens, USACE

Contact Floodplain Management

Floodplain Management
DNRC Water Resources
1424 9th Avenue
PO Box 201601
Helena, MT 59620-1601

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Bureau Chief
(406) 444-6816

Administrative Support
(406) 444-0862

Traci Sears, CFM
NFIP/CAP Coordinator
(406) 444-6654

Floodplain Specialist
(406) 444-1343

Floodplain Engineer
(406) 444-1300

Floodplain Engineer
(406) 444-6656

Floodplain Hazard GIS Specialist
(406) 444-6664

Mapping Outreach Coordinator 
(406) 444-0599

Mapping Outreach Coordinator
(406) 444-6732