REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
The Nisqually Natural Resources Department on behalf of the Nisqually Indian Tribe is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for interested Contractors to submit proposals for Wildlife Survey Services for the Lower Ohop Creek Restoration Phase I & II project.
Contact information for this project is Cathy Sampselle, Restoration Biologist, Natural Resources Dept., 360-456-5221 x 2120, firstname.lastname@example.org and Sayre Hodgson, Research Biologist, Natural Resources Dept., 360-438-8687 x 2146, email@example.com
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITAL SHALL BE Friday, August 8th, 2014.
The Nisqually Indian Tribe (the Tribe) is requesting proposals for wildlife consulting services for the Lower Ohop Restoration Phase I & II (Project) project site . The Project restored 1.0 – mile of lower Ohop Creek and 100 surrounding acres near Eatonville, WA for the purposes of improving salmon habitat, creek morphology, and floodplain functions. Construction activities were completed in 2010 and revegetation plan tings were completed in 2012 . This RFP is intended to solicit competitive proposals that will lead to the selection of a qualified and experienced wildlife consultant. The chosen consultant will be expected to formulate a wildlife survey plan for the project site, conduct field surveys of wildlife usage of the project site, summarize elk, deer and beaver populations and movement trends throughout the Nisqually basin by synthesizing existing resources and generate a comprehensive report to summarize the wildlife usage and benefit of the completed restoration Project. The Project is located near Eatonville, WA and the intersection of Highway 7 and Peterson Rd. in the valley floodplain. The project area is owned by the Nisqually Land Trust. The location of the project area is shown on the attached site map in the full solicitation above.