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Helicopter Survey of American Black Ducks

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000503007

Bid Title: Helicopter Survey of American Black Ducks

Agency Bid No. Title: 17-GM030216

Received Date: 03/04/2016

Close Date: 03/16/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: North Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/09/2016 05:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Using a turbine-engine helicopter, the Contractor pilot will provide a platform from which North CarolinaWildlife Resources Commission biologists will record observations of nesting black ducks inapproximately 100 pre-selected 1-km2 plots of coastal marsh habitat in eastern North Carolina (seeattached map for extent of survey area). At the time of the survey, North Carolina Wildlife ResourcesCommission biologists will upload spatial information on the location (latitude and longitude) and spatialextent of each 1-km2 plot into the Global Positioning System onboard the helicopter. The Contractor pilotwill use the uploaded spatial data to navigate to each 1-km2 plot, and to perform 3 transects over andthrough each1-km2 plot. Within each 1-km2 plot, the Contractor pilot will flush nesting black ducks bypositioning the helicopter at approximately 100 ft. altitude while flying at hover, or just above hover speed(45-50 mph), and making 3 transect passes over and through the pre-selected plot. The North CarolinaWildlife Resources Commission biologist\observer will provide direct instruction to the Contractor pilot onhow to position the aircraft to most efficiently complete the 3 transects over and through each 1-km2 plot.

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Product Code: 90514

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of North Carolina - Department of Wildlife Resources Commission

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Ginger Mangum Purchasing Division, 1751 Varsity Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27606

Phone: 919-707-0171




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