2022 State of the Science Workshop

Building on Existing Knowledge and Emerging Collaborations 

On behalf of the New York State Environmental Technical Working Group (E-TWG), the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is pleased to announce the next State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy will be held July 26-28, 2022 in Tarrytown, New York.

In addition to any Covid-19 safety protocols that are imposed by the venue, we are currently planning require that in-person attendees and staff provide proof of vaccination and wear masks at all indoor events except when eating/drinking. NYSERDA is committed to hosting a safe 2022 Workshop.


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Important Dates

Late-breaking poster abstract submission closes 

June 13, 2022 at 11:59 pm EDT.

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Workshop registration closes

June 13, 2022 at 11:59 pm EDT.

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State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and Offshore Wind Energy 2022

July 26-28, 2022

Final Reports from New York Bight Digital Aerial Surveys Available

The final reports from an analysis of three years’ worth of aerial digital imagery collected on behalf of NYSERDA between 2016 and 2019 are now publicly available. These reports include data that provide support for the development of offshore wind in the New York Offshore Planning Area and comprises six volumes: a Summary Report; Methods, Results, Limitations, and Discussion; and four volumes of results covering birds, marine mammals, turtles, and sharks and rays. Learn More.

Update to the Webinar Library

NYSERDA has developed a library of free, publicly available webinars related to offshore wind energy development and wildlife to serve as a resource for stakeholders. The webinar library has been updated to include the most recent relevant resources and now has a new filter function. Learn More.

State of the Science Workshop on Wildlife and

Offshore Wind Energy

July 26-28, 2022

Photo credits: Banner offshore wind farm © Nicholas Doherty; Loggerhead sea turtle © Kate Sutherland; Whale and birds © Humberto Braojos; Benthic habitat © Arhnue Tan; Offshore wind farm © Chuyuss