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01/10/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/11/2017 08:49

Save the Date: Workshop on Best Management Practices for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities and Marine Protected Species

01-10-2017

Mark your calendars for a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) workshop on Atlantic offshore wind activities and marine protected species.

BOEM's Office of Renewable Energy Programs is hosting a three-day 'Best Management Practices Workshop for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities' on March 7-9. The workshop will discuss best management practices for preventing, reducing, and monitoring impacts to marine protected species from the development of offshore wind on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf.

The workshop will take place at:

NOAA Fisheries
Building 4 (Science Building)

1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910

A government rate is available for a block of rooms at the Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown, a 10-15 minute walk to the workshop. Reservations for the hotel must be made no later than February 13.

Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown
8506 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

You can reserve a room through this link: Group Rate for BOEM Workshop.

Please register for the workshop here: BOEM_BMP_Workshop. While the workshop is free, space is limited.

Additional workshop information, including a draft agenda, will be made available at: https://www.boem.gov/BOEM-Stakeholder-Engagement/.

Stephen Boutwell
Office of Public Affairs - Renewable Energy
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Tel: 703-787-1531
[email protected]