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The Cheshire County Conservation District (CCCD) is seeking proposals for the site preparation and installation of pollinator habitat.
Request For Proposal 1: The CCCD is seeking a contractor to perform site preparation for pollinator habitat. This will include the need for a tractor, trailer, tillage equipment and experience in field preparation. This contractor will work with the District Manager and Cheshire County Pollinator Initiative Team on timelines and expectations.
Request For Proposal 2: The CCCD is seeking a contractor to work with technical consultants on plant/seed selections, order all plant materials and do the installations that do not require heavy equipment. This contractor will also recruit individuals to assist in the planting and other project components as needed and participate in the education and technical guide writing on the methodology used and results acheived. This contractor will work with the District Manager and Cheshire County Pollinator Initiative Team on timelines and expectations.
Proposals must indicate if they are for 1 or 2 or both. Proposals must include qualifications and experience on this work. We require minimum general liability insurance limits in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury and/or property damage to be held by the contractor.
All proposals will be due by August 13, 2014 and shall include a budget and qualifications including proof of insurance and a description of the equipment that will be used when applicable. To submit a proposal please send to CCCD, 11 Industrial Park Dr., Walpole NH 03608. The CCCD reserves the right to reject or accept any and all proposals.
If you own or manage farm or forest land, or grow specialty crops in New Hampshire, then the 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs can help you address natural resource concerns and opportunities on your land. Please call 603-756-2988 ext.116 to learn more.
Farm Bill Programs
- Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) - EQIP helps promote farm and forest conservation by enhancing the environmental quality of soil, water, air, plants and animals.
- Farm & Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP) - FRPP helps land conservation-focused partners assist farmers in keeping their land in agriculture through the purchase of development rights.
- Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) - WRP promotes the protection and restoration of wetlands through the purchase of easements and enhancement activities.
- Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) - WHIP helps improve fish and wildlife habitat and restore natural ecosystems.