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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Utah State Office
 
Release Date: 10/17/12
Contacts: Sam Wimmer, Procurement Analyst at 801.539.4177    

Contractors Wanted: Agencies Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk


Salt Lake City, UT--The Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Fish & Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service plan to issue multiple contracts for a wide range of fuels management reduction work to reduce the risk of wildland fires.  To help potential contractors understand this solicitation, pre-bid workshops have been scheduled.
 
The services in these contracts are designed to provide for wildfire hazard reduction, prescribed burning, and related services.  This contract may require vegetation manipulation, burn unit preparation, and prescribed burning.  This may include furnishing labor, supervision, transportation, operating supplies, and incidentals to perform all work necessary to conduct slashing, girdling, lop and scatter, thinning, selective slashing, pruning, fuel modification zone construction, hand piling and cover, fire line construction and maintenance, fuels removal, snag felling, roadblock removal/restoration, mastication, chipping, crushing, chaining, herbicide application, and seeding.
 
Hazardous fuel reduction treatments and related services within this contract may occur throughout the United States.   This is a 100% Small Business Set-Aside opportunity.
 
Solicitation Number L12PS00465 for this Request for Proposals will close on November 1 2012.  From www.fedconnect.net interested parties can access the solicitation by clicking "search public opportunities," change search criteria to "reference number," type in the solicitation number (L12PS00465) and click "search."  Contracts must be registered at www.SAM.gov to be considered eligible for award.
 
Workshops are scheduled October 17, 2012 @ 3:00 pm and 22 October 2012 @ 7:00 pm at these locations: 
Utah State Office – 440 W 200 S, Salt Lake City
West Desert District – 2370 S 2300 W, Salt Lake City
Color Country District – 176 East DL Sargent Drive, Cedar City
Green River District – 100 S 420 E, Vernal - VTC
Canyon Country District - 82 East Dogwood, Moab - VTC
Please contact Sam Wimmer, Procurement Analyst at 801.539.4177 or sswimmer@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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Utah State Office   440 West 200 South, Suite 500      SLC, UT 84101-1345  

Last updated: 10-17-2012