Request for Proposals

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Salinas River Arundo Control — Request for Proposals. Resource Conservation District of Monterey County. Proposal due 05/23/2018. 

The Resource Conservation District of Monterey County is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to conduct herbicide application on scattered Arundo donax and Tamarix parviflora plants along approximately 20 miles of river under permits and funding obtained for the Salinas River Arundo Control Program. Work will take place on private land throughout the riparian corridor. Contracts will be granted for one year with possible extension up to three years. Work will begin in early July 2018 and go through mid-November 2018 or until work is completed.

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Botanical Surveys in the Big Chief Corridor — Request for Proposals. Truckee River Watershed Council. Proposal due 05/29/2018. 

The Truckee River Watershed Council (TRWC) seeks to hire a consultant to complete the following:  Botanical surveys for sensitive and invasive plants, analysis and reporting for five project sites described below  Wetland Delineation for one of five project sites described below All work will be completed in support of required state and federal environmental compliance and permit applications. NEPA is anticipated to be a Categorical Exclusion and CEQA is anticipated to be Categorical Exemption. Anticipated permits may include: 401 Water Quality Certification (Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board), Nationwide 27 Authorization (US Army Corps of Engineers), 1600 Lakebed and Streambed Alteration agreement (CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife), General Construction Permit (CA State Water Resources Board), and Placer County grading permit. The consulting firm will have demonstrated experience in botanical surveys of sensitive and invasive plants, wetland delineation, and working with federal agencies, particularly the US Forest Service (USFS). The consulting firm must be willing to work with TRWC (project lead), the USFS Tahoe National Forest (primary landowner and NEPA lead agency), Placer County (CEQA lead agency), and, if needed, adjacent landowners. Consulting services to encompass all labor, materials, equipment, facilities, and incidentals required for completion of the scope of work. For more information, visit: More RFPs are likely to be released in the next 30 days.


Fire Ecology Services: Prescribed Fire Program Creation and Development - Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District. Proposal due: 06/11/18. Midpen’s Natural Resources Department is seeking proposals to establish an agreement through a competitive process for consulting services of a Fire Ecologist to assist in the creation and development of a Prescribed Fire Program. The Fire Ecologist will work with Midpen staff and other consultants to ensure the management, protection, and restoration of the natural environment using prescribed fire. For more information, visit: