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invasive species management plan for the Coastal Preserves Program

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000577990

Bid Title: invasive species management plan for the Coastal Preserves Program

Agency Bid No. Title: 3140000572

Received Date: 05/23/2016

Close Date: 06/15/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

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Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 06/01/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Mississippi Coastal Preserves Program was created in 1992 to identify, acquire, protect and manage Mississippi coastal wetland habitats. Invasive species detection, characterization and control are essential to perpetuating native biodiversity and maintaining a healthy coastal economy.The scope of work for the contract will include, but is not limited to, the following:Develop an invasive species management plan that must contain a preliminary list of target species (terrestrial and aquatic). The species list must include invasive plants, animals and insects known to be established in or near Coastal Preserve areas. Other harmful exotic species that occur in nearby states but have not become established in South Mississippi must also be included in a watch list to help enable early detection. Human or animal pathogens must not be included.The invasive species management plan must also include the following:Profile of each targeted or watch species with a history of its presence in the region;Profile information should include basic life history, identification information and means of spread including both natural and man-made pathways;Identification of the most appropriate control or management options for each target species by habitat type including biological, mechanical and chemical methods when available;Outline of a monitoring schedule that facilitates early detection of new invasive species and adequate monitoring of managed invasions; and,Priority list of actions and resources needed to accomplish desired changes.

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Product Code: 98889

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

State: Mississippi

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Erin Gallagher 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi, 39530




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