RFP Robson Valley Invasive Plant Management Area - Northwest BC

Solicitation number BC162562

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Closing date and time 2023/04/22 02:45 EDT

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    The successful proponent will conduct invasive plant management within the Robson Valley IPMA area of the Regional District Fraser-Fort George.P
    Refer to Appendix A - Robson Valley IPMA RFP Proposal for details. For reference when completing the proposal, review ALL attachments prior to completing Appendix A - Robson Valley IPMA RFP Proposal form.


    The Northwest Invasive Plant Council (NWIPC) is a non-profit organization that has a mandate to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive plants and to provide education to promote awareness of the impacts of invasive plants. The Robson Valley IPMA (see Attachment 1) is one of eight IPMAs in the NWIPC operating area of northwest BC, including Haida Gwaii. We receive funding from the Province, Municipal and Regional governments, Crown corporations, Utilities and Private industry. Each of these categories is further broken down into jurisdictional partners who specify what their level of funding will be for work done within their jurisdiction. 

    Summary of work to be completed

    Inventory of invasive plants and mapping extent polygons (if applicable)
    Chemical and/or mechanical treatments of target (high priority) plants on designated invasive plant sites and on any new sites identified on any of the jurisdictions within the Robson Valley IPMA (Public Lands, municipalities, regional districts, private lands, utilities)
    On-site data recording, verification and upload to the provincial InvasivesBC database
    Detailed tracking of hours and kms by jurisdiction, surveys/inventory and treatments
    Public education/awareness about invasive plant management, when required
    A brief report at the end of the season 

    Mandatory requirement

    All personnel applying herbicide must be experienced and hold a valid Pesticide Applicator certificate (Industrial Vegetation & Noxious Weeds) or Assistant Applicator certificate as required by the BC Integrated Pest Management Act and Regulation, for herbicide application on public or private lands for invasive plant management.  At least one person on a two-man crew must hold a valid Pesticide Applicator ticket.

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    Northwest Invasive Plant Council
    Contracting authority
    Penelope Adams
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