March 11, 1967 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the Cape Sable seaside sparrow as endangered under the Endangered Species Act.
August 11, 1977 – The Service designated approximately 197,260 acres of critical habitat for the sparrow.
October 31, 2006 – The Service proposed to revise its 1977 critical habitat designation to include only about 84,865 acres.
November 7, 2007 – The Fish and Wildlife Service published a final rule illegally reducing the Cape Sable seaside sparrow’s critical habitat from about 197,260 acres to just 84,865.
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