The US Forest Service has issued a solicitation for the Pacific Southwest (PSW) Stewardship Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) covering federal and local agency lands within 150 miles of the Six Rivers National Forest in addition to 13 other National Forests in California.
The PSW Stewardship BPA shall be awarded under the authority that grants the US Forest Service permanent authority to enter into stewardship contracts or agreements to achieve land management goals for the National Forests or public lands that meet local and rural community needs.
Multiple awards will be made for this BPA on an individual National Forest basis once the Forest Service has evaluated the proposals and pricing submitted in response for the solicitation. Examples of the types of Hazardous Fuels and Restoration work that may be included are cutting and removal of sawtimber, non-sawtimber, and/or biomass, mastication, hand cutting and piling, and road maintenance.
The period of performance of the awarded Blanket Purchase Agreements is 10 years from date of contract with option to extend up to 20 years. Orders for specific projects will be emailed to only the contractors awarded under this BPA.
Proposals must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, July 15. For more information, please visit the PSW Stewardship BPA contract opportunity web page.