Opportunities for contractors

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Aircraft & Pilot Services for Whooping Crane Monitoring (East)

Opportunity Type
RFP
Submission Deadline

The Platte River Recovery Implementation Program is soliciting quotes from prospective businesses to provide daily pilot and aircraft services during the 2019 fall whooping crane season.  Details on the aircraft and schedule requirements are located in the Request for Quote.  Separate RFQ are posted for each of two flight legs, east and west, and contractors can submit quotes for one or both.  This RFQ is for the EAST leg.

Aircraft & Pilot Services for Whooping Crane Monitoring (West)

Opportunity Type
RFP
Submission Deadline

The Platte River Recovery Implementation Program is soliciting quotes from prospective businesses to provide daily pilot and aircraft services during the 2019 fall whooping crane season.  Details on the aircraft and schedule requirements are located in the Request for Quote.  Separate RFQ are posted for each of two flight legs, east and west, and contractors can submit quotes for one or both.  This RFQ is for the WEST leg.

2019 Sediment Augmentation Project

ID number
P19-008
Opportunity Type
Bid Invitation
Submission Deadline

Excavation and augmentation of 41,900 CY of sand and gravel from a floodplain terrace into the south channel of the Platte River. Material will be excavated from an abandoned floodplain terrace and spoiled into the adjacent active channel for the purpose of sediment augmentation for habitat improvements. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on-site at 1:00PM on Tuesday, July 30, 2019.

Edlund Wetland Excavation Project

ID number
P19-004
Opportunity Type
Bid Invitation
Submission Deadline

Excavation and spoil of 30,905 CY of material necessary to create wetland swales. Material will be excavated to create swales with a depth of approximately 2 – 5 FT below existing grade. Swales and other areas will be seeded. Project location is near Elm Creek, Nebraska.

Tract 2017001 Farm Site Demolition

ID number
P19-009
Opportunity Type
Bid Invitation
Submission Deadline

Activities in this project include demolition of a home site and farm buildings, removal and stockpile of concrete, and disposal or recycling of all demolished building materials.  Contractor will also perform final cleanup and grading/restoration of the site such that it can be reseeded.  Seeding is not a part of this invitation for bid.

Restoration Contractor Pre-qualification

Opportunity Type
Contractor Prequalification
Submission Deadline

The program is accepting prequalification applications for contractors interested in providing habitat creation, restoration, and maintenance services on Program lands. This process provides Program staff with a list of qualified contractors with capabilities and experience in work classes including but not limited to:

  • Brush/tree shredding
  • Discing (in-channel)
  • Grass seeding
  • Herbicide application (in-channel and upland)
  • Hydraulic dredging
  • Large tree/forest clearing
  • Livestock fencing
  • Mechanical earth moving (in-channel and upland)
  • Mowing (in-channel & upland)
  • Vegetation shredding (in-channel and upland)
  • Understory tree clearing
  • Well decommissioning