20th Annual WAFSCM Conference
October 19 – 20, 2022
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Association for Floodplain, Stormwater, and Coastal Management (WAFSCM) held its 20th Annual Conference on October 19-20th at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and Continuing Education Credits (CECs) can be earned at the main conference on Wednesday and Thursday. A field tour and a social reception were held on Wednesday, and the main conference included plenary and speaker sessions throughout the day on Thursday. The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam was also held on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. See the Floodplain Manager Certification page for more information.
As always, it was a great conference with a dynamic group of professionals coming to share their experience in a variety of water‐related issues from all sectors: local government leaders, community administrators, planning agencies, public works departments, developers, consultants, environmental groups, state and federal agencies and students.
Please feel free to contact the Conference Chair for additional information: Jacob Maas at email@example.com for more information.
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2022 PRESENTATIONS (with linked handouts as available):
- Field Tour: Fox River Levee & Locks – Uriah Monday, WI DNR
- Opening Plenary – Dave Fowler, Senior Project Manager
- Daylighting Dubuque’s Bee Branch Creek – A Flood Mitigation Success Story – Mark Shubak, Strand Associates, Inc.
- Large Scale Green Infrastructure for Upstream Flood Mitigation in Urban Environments – Kara Koch & Adrienne Cizek, Stormwater Solutions Engineering, LLC
- Great Lakes Coastal Resilience in a Changing Climate – Adam Bechle & David Hart, Wisconsin Sea Grant
- Impact of Lake Michigan Water Levels on District Assets – Susan K Coyle, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
- Building Flood Resilience in the East River Watershed in Northeast WI – Kayla Wandsnider, The Nature Conservancy
- Flood Management Property Acquisition: Realizing More Community Benefits than Just Reduced Flood Risk – Mark Mittag, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
- Benefitting Communities Through Solely Grant Sourced Green Infrastructure on Milwaukee Public School (MPS) Schoolyards – Kara Koch, Stormwater Solutions Engineering, LLC
- A green infrastructure plan for the Black Earth Creek watershed to reduce flooding and create multiple benefits – Steve Gaffield, Emmons and Olivier Resources, Inc. & Mike Rupiper, Capital Area Regional Planning Commission
- Keep CALM and Collaborate: Collaborative Network Enhancing Coastal Hazard Resilience Efforts on Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan Shoreline – Lydia Salus, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program
- Using Delft3D to model complex coastal environments in the Great Lakes – Jacob Sturzl & Brent Teske, Anchor QEA
- Advancing Green Infrastructure at Great Lakes Marinas – Julia Noordyk, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
- War Memorial Center North Parking Lot Site Design – Cassandra Hoppe, Stormwater Solutions Engineering, LLC
- Thinking Outside the Box Culvert II, Update on Sustainable Flood Management – David Fowler, Association of State Floodplain Managers
- P, N, & H2O – Understanding Natural Cycles and Development Impacts – Phillip Taylor, Hydro International
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