SAME DAY EVENTS:
E0176 Hazus-MH for Floodplain Managers
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Substantial Improvement & Substantial Damage
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Selecting Wetland Mitigation Sites Using a Watershed Approach
|3/28/2017 - 3/30/2017 |
|E791 Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species
|Location: Emmitsburg, MD
|Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species (E791)
This is a 3 day resident course
Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) requires all Federal agencies to prevent or modify any project authorized, funded, or carried out by the Agency that is likely to jeopardize the continued existence of any endangered species or threatened species or their habitats. In order to determine if a proposed activity will jeopardize endangered or threatened species, FEMA must consult with either the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service or the National Marine Fisheries Service. Compliance with ESA is a requirement for all FEMA-funded programs and activities. This course provides training on the implementation of ESA Section 7 within the context of FEMA’s programs and trains Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) staff on proper consultation procedures and strategies for streamlining compliance with ESA.
• Provide training on the implementation of ESA Section 7 within the context of FEMA’s programs.
• Train EHP staff on proper consultation procedures and strategies for streamlining compliance with ESA.
Selection Criteria: This course specifically targets EHP Environmental Specialists, EHP Advisors, and EHP Task Force/Crew Leaders. Others may attend with approval from the Office of Environmental Planning and Historic Preservation Headquarters or the FEMA Regional Environmental Officer.
Required Prerequisites: E0253, Introduction to Environmental and Historic Preservation Compliance; IS-0253.a, Overview of FEMA’s Environmental and Historic Preservation Review; and working knowledge of FEMA’s programs
12 CECs for CFMs
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