Bid Alert No: 00000533799
Bid Title: National Wetland Condition Assessment
Agency Bid No. Title: 17S-ESD-WQB-BHARL-0004
Received Date: 04/05/2016
Close Date: 04/15/2016
Purchase Type: May 1 to December 31, 2016.
Delivery Point: Various Locations, Iowa
Delivery Date: Not Stated
Specifications include, but are not limited to: Description of Work and Scope of Services:The selected Contractor shall have at least one staff member meeting the following United StatesEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA) minimum qualifications, in addition to the skills developed in therequired EPA training described below: Understanding of basic wetland plant ecology; Familiarity with regional flora and proficiency in identifying common wetland plant species:o capable of sight recognition of often dominant species to the level of genus and species, providedplants are at the proper phenological stage; oro capable of sight recognition of dominant species to the family, and proficiency in keying in the field; Proficiency in keying many unknown plants (e.g., forbs, shrubs, trees) to species using regionallyappropriate floras and diagnostic keys; Ability to distinguish difficult graminoid taxa as Poaceae (grasses), Juncaceae (rushes), and Cyperaceae(sedges, bulrushes, spikerushes), and to distinguish unknown species within these families or genera fromone another; College course-work in plant taxonomy or systematics that included field identification of plant species;and/or excellent references regarding proficiency in botanical identification; and Previous experience conducting botanical or ecological field work, including the collection and preservationof plant specimens.
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Product Code: 92696
Issuing Agency: State of Iowa - Department of Natural Resources
Agency Type: State and Local
Contact: 502 East Ninth Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319