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Forb/Grass Seed for Detroit Lakes MN

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Bid Alert No: 00000440061

Bid Title: Forb/Grass Seed for Detroit Lakes MN

Agency Bid No. Title: R2901-2000005113

Received Date: 12/15/2015

Close Date: 12/18/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: DNR FAW Detroit Lakes, 14583 County Highway 19, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, 56501

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Local eco-type seed is required for a 2016 planting on Syre and Twin Valley Wildlife Management Areas in Norman County, MN.To the extent possible, vendors providing seed for WMA prairie reconstructions must provide seed of only ecotypes native to Minnesota, and preferably of the local ecotype, using a high diversity of species originating from as close to the reconstruction site as possible.All quantities listed indicate the amount of Pure Live Seed required. Seed purchased for WMA prairie reconstructions may be randomly tested for seed germ and species diversity.These sites are located within the Red River North seed collection and deployment zone (see map below). Preferred seed collection zones for seed origin on this project include: Red River North, Red River South, Aspen Parklands and Hardwood Hills. Seed with origins from other collection zones may be considered.Grass species within a mix are to be blended but each blended mix type (i.e. mesic or dry) is to be bagged by mix type.Forb species within a mix are to be blended but each blended mix type (i.e. mesic or dry) is to be bagged by mix type. Individual forb species can be bagged separately if it is necessary to protect seed viability.The vendor shall input the county of seed source origin in the designated column on the seed pricing list to indicate the geographical genetic origin of each species being offered. If multiple lots are associated with a single species, please add an additional line to the pricing list indicating the quantity available from each lot.Seed that has become wet, moldy, or otherwise damaged in transit or storage will not be accepted. All seed and seed mixes shall conform to State seed requirements for noxious weed content.The State has the right to accept or refuse individual species by geographical origin or price.A single vendor is not guaranteed to be awarded all species they offer.All seed and seed mixes are to be delivered to: MN DNR Wildlife, 14583 Co. Hwy 19, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 by March 15, 2016.Prices per species shall include FOB Destination, freight prepaid. The vendor is not allowed to invoice freight charges separately.

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Product Code: 79020

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Minnesota -Department of Natural Resources

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Kyle Ballantyne Department of Natural Resources, 625 N. Robert Street, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155

Phone: 651-259-5468




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