St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Rd, Dover, DE 19901
In partnership with DNREC, our Flood Ready Communities course reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated. The course covers basic risk and hazard concepts, FEMA mapping, the Delaware flood insurance program, tools and strategies to prevent these hazards ina cost-effective manner, and recommended strategies for reducing exposure. Examples will include:
• New Castle County’s recent mitigation efforts
• A new best practices report for coastal Sussex County communities
• DNREC’s statewide flood planning tool
This session qualifies for certificate credit in the Academy for Excellence in Local Government Leadership, and the Delaware Planning Education Program.
Cost: $55 | Instructors: Kelly Valencik, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC); Danielle Swallow, Coastal Hazards Specialist, University of Delaware Sea Grant; Michael Powell, Environmental Scientist, DNREC; Gina Tonn, Senior Water Resources Engineer, DNREC; and David Warga, Environmental Scientist, DNREC
Register now | Download the event flyer | Registration deadline: May 16, 2019