Bats Offshore

On Wednesday, January 19th, 6:30 p.m. via zoom, join Dr. Trevor Peterson, to learn about bats and their use of offshore islands. Maine’s coastal islands are well known for their importance as seabird colonies, but research over the past few years shows that bats are also frequent visitors to remote islands, particularly during fall migration. Dr. Trevor Peterson will present an overview of what we know about bats using islands in the Gulf of Maine (and the Great Lakes and Pacific Coast) and how this helps us understand when, where, and why bats may occur offshore. He will also address how this information helps evaluate potential impacts from offshore wind energy development on bats.

Register at: or on the Friends of Maine Coastal Islands NWR website at For questions, email or call 594-0600 ext. 5114.

Bats Offshore
  • January 19, 2022
  • Friends of Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge
  • Free