You're Invited: BOEM's Webinar On Avian Guidelines

Release Date


BOEM's Office of Renewable Energy Programs (OREP) is pleased to announce that we are working to update the Guidelines for Providing Avian Survey Information for Renewable Energy Development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.

OREP will host a webinar on September 8, 2016 to discuss our proposed changes to the guidelines and give participants the opportunity to provide feedback. Additional information is below.

September 8, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (with public Q&A session beginning at 3:00 p.m.)
Webinar Address:
Webinar Audio: 1-866-632-3744 Passcode: 4082141#

BOEM updates its guidelines periodically as new information or methodologies become available. The updated avian guidelines will assist lessees in:

  • Identifying the information necessary for BOEM to conduct environmental reviews of a lessee's Construction and Operations Plan.
  • Clarifying information needs for site assessment activities.
  • Finding information resources, including federally funded studies on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.

For information about on all of our survey guidelines, please go to

Tracey Moriarty
Office of Public Affairs - Renewable Energy
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Tel: (703) 787-1571