Everglades Restoration Timeline

Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow

Jeopardy and Adverse Modification Biological Opinion for Mod-Waters, the Experimental Program and the C-111 Project

In February 1999, the FWS issues a Biological Opinion regarding the Mod-Waters Project, the Experimental Program, and the C-111 Project. Evaluating the effects of construction features only, because operations had not been developed for the three projects, the FWS found they would both jeopardize the Cape Sable Seaside Sparrow and adversely modify its critical habitat.