Request for Proposals

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Salinas River Wildlife Camera Trapping - Resource Conservation District of Monterey County. Due date: 7/23/2019. The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County (RCDMC) is seeking a specialized contractor to assist the RCDMC in monitoring wildlife populations with motion-detecting cameras as part of our Salinas Watershed Invasive Nonnative Plant Control and Restoration Program. Monitoring work would begin in summer 2019 and go through spring 2021. Funding for this work comes from the California Wildlife Conservation Board. The total award for this contract will not exceed $55,400. Contractor services will include setting up and monitoring wildlife cameras in multiple locations along the Salinas River for two years. Cameras must be motion-activated and protected from potential tampering, theft, or vandalism. Data collection will begin before the start of work in fall 2019 to establish baseline data. Deliverables include monthly reports to the RCDMC, a final report detailing findings, a database of results, and copies of photographs.. To apply, please visit https://www.rcdmonterey.org/job-opportunities; for more information, please contact emily.zefferman@rcdmonterey.org.

Salinas Watershed Invasive Plant Surveys, Mapping, and Treatment - Resource Conservation District of Monterey County. Due date: 7/23/19. The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County (RCDMC) is seeking specialized contractors to assist the RCDMC in mapping and removal of invasive woody plants as part of our Salinas Watershed Invasive Nonnative Plant Control and Restoration Program. Mapping and invasive weed control would take place in summer/fall 2019. Funding for this work primarily comes from the California Department of Food and Agriculture, with additional funds from the Wildlife Conservation Board and the Monterey County Agricultural Commissioner. The total award for this contract will not exceed $84,250. - Contractor will map populations of Arundo donax, Tamarix parviflora, and Nicotiana glauca in the Salinas River riparian area between King City and Bradley (35 mile stretch). Contractor will create GIS layers showing locations of target plants to facilitate planning for treatment. The RCDMC expects these surveys will be done via helicopter. - Contractor will treat Arundo donax, Tamarix parviflora, and Nicotiana glauca in this same stretch with aquatic formulations of herbicide, most likely a combination of glyphosate and imazapyr. Herbicide crew(s) should be qualified to conduct surveys ahead of work for California red-legged frog and other species of concern, as required by our permits from the US Fish and Wildlife Service and CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. For more information, visit https://www.rcdmonterey.org/job-opportunities or contact emily.zefferman@rcdmonterey.org.

Notice of Funding Availability: Sacramento District California In-Lieu Fee Program — Due date: 12/31/2019 The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Sacramento District California In-Lieu Fee Program currently has up to $4.5 million in available funding for projects that establish, enhance, restore, or, in certain circumstances, preserve wetlands and other aquatic resources. For more information, please review http://www.nfwf.org/ilf/Pages/funding-notice.aspx or visit our website: https://www.nfwf.org/ilf. For questions about how to apply for funding, please contact:

Chris Gurney, Wetlands Program Director, Impact-Directed Environmental Accounts (IDEA)
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
90 New Montgomery Street, Suite 1010, San Francisco, CA 94105
Direct: (415) 593-7627 Christopher.Gurney@nfwf.org