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STATE FOREST TREE PLANTING 2016 PLANTING SEASON

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000456394

Bid Title: STATE FOREST TREE PLANTING 2016 PLANTING SEASON

Agency Bid No. Title: 411:A16000-07

Received Date: 01/11/2016

Close Date: 01/20/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

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Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:SEEDLING CARE 1. Bags and bundles containing seedlings will be kept closed and under shade at all times. 2. Seedlings in bags, bundles, and planters' tree bags will be kept moist at all times. 3. Planters will carry no more trees in hand than can be carried without roots drying out before planting.11 C.PLANTING 1.Only one (1) seedling shall be planted in a hole. 2.The hole shall be in mineral soil free from duff or trash. 3.Seedlings are to be planted at root collar or deeper but not excessively deep: planting tool should be 8"x3" minimum. Tree roots will be a minimum of six (6) inches deep. 4.The tap root is to be planted without "J" rooting (turned more than 90 degrees). 5.Lateral roots are not be twisted or balled up. 6.Seedlings shall stand at no more than 30 degrees of straight up and down. 7.The hole shall be filled in at both the bottom and top and packed firmly without injury to bark or seedling. (4 needle test of seedling to test tightness) 8.Seedlings are not to be planted in frozen soil or when air temperatures freeze root hairs. 9.Seedlings are to be planted at prescribed stocking. (538 trees per acre, approximately 9'x9' spacing or484treespe r a c r e , a p p r o x i m a t e l y 1 0 x 9 s p a c i n g ) 10. Seedling roots shall not be beaten or otherwise damaged. 11. Trees coated with clay slurry should not be rinsed off. 12. Culling of seedlings will be done to Department specifications. 13. Pruning of excessive tap or lateral roots will be done only with prior approval of the Department representative on the tract

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Product Code: 98852

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Forestry

State: Virginia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Amy Ricotta, Department of Forestry Department of Forestry, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 800, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22903

Phone: 434-220-9009

Fax: 434-220-9155

Email: amy.ricotta@dof.virginia.gov

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