Missed Pre-Construction Deadlines? We Can Help!

Missing the February deadline to clear vegetation at pre-construction sites prior to bird nesting season doesn’t need to put the project on hold until September 15 when nesting season ends.

To avoid potential construction delays, vegetation should be cleared at pre-construction sites prior to the breeding season because destroying a bird nest or causing nesting failure is illegal per the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

However, the various resource agencies with which you might be dealing may allow vegetation clearing even if the bird nesting season is underway.

Read more on Dudek’s blog.