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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
 
Release Date: 10/25/12
Contacts: Todd Richardson, Fuels Operations Specialist, 303-239-3879    

Agencies Extend Hazardous Fuels Reduction IDIQ Closing Date (10-25-12)


The Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and U.S. Forest Service plan to issue multiple contracts for a wide range of fuels projects to reduce the risk of wildland fires.

These agencies are looking for contractors to conduct wildfire hazard reduction, prescribed burning, and related services.  These services may include: vegetation manipulation, burn unit preparation, and prescribed burning.  Contractors may be responsible for furnishing labor, supervising and providing transportation, supplies, and incidentals to support work such as conducting slashing, girdling, lop and scatter, selective slashing, pruning, hand piling and cover, grubbing, fire line construction, fuels pullback, prescribed burning, snag felling, roadblock removal/restoration, and herbicide application.

Hazardous fuel reduction treatments and related services within this contract may occur in any of the fifty states.  The country is divided into six geographic regions, Midwest, Northwest, Pacific, Rocky Mountain, Southeast and Southwest. This is a 100% Small Business Set-Aside.

The request for proposals will close on Nov. 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. MST. Interested parties can access the solicitation at: www.fedconnect.net  click on "search public opportunities only," change search criteria to "reference number," type in the solicitation number (L12PS00465) and click "search."  Contractors must be registered at www.sam.gov to be considered eligible for award.

In lieu of the workshops, five telephone conference calls will be held to answer questions. The conference calls will be held Nov. 6, 8, 14, 16 and 19. For conference call information email: mparks@blm.gov. Please note conference calls are limited to 20 people per call.

Please contact Todd Richardson, Fuels Operations Specialist, at 303-239-3879 or trichardson@blm.gov, with any questions.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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