Beltrami County Three Island Park
Golden Winged-Warbler Project Announcements

Project Type: 

Bids are being considered by the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) for one project on the Beltrami County Three Island Park located 12 miles north of Bemidji, MN. The ABC is looking for contractors to complete non-commercial mechanical treatments (hydroaxe or brush-mowing) to create high quality young forest habitat according to the Golden Winged-Warbler Best Management Practices.


Existing Stand Conditions:
Stands are dominated by dense willow, alder and aspen species from 1-3” (a small amount of regeneration between 3-5” also to be removed) DBH with some residual mature aspen and oak (6+” DBH) interspersed. Residual trees and legacy patches will be retained as per the direction of the ABC project manager or Beltrami County Forester. Contracted labor is targeted for completion in February-March of 2014 under frozen ground conditions. Boundary lines and treatment areas will be marked via flagging tape or paint or project boundary shapefiles will be provided for use in a GPS unit.


GWWA Project #1:

Total acreage of designated stands (6): 80 acres

Total acres to be treated: up to 80 acres

Treatment Species and Size Class: 1-3” DBH - alder, willow and aspen species

PLSS Description: 7, 8, and 18, T148N R32W


Contact Information:

Please contact Peter Dieser for a Request for Quotation (RFQ) and complete project description packet.

Phone: (952) 567-1967


Bids must be delivered by mail to: 

Attn: Peter Dieser
Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
35704 County Hwy 26
Rochert, MN 56578


Site Visits will be conducted on:

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 1pm

Please contact Peter Dieser or DJ Bakken directly for more details concerning site visits.


7015 County Park Rd. (also Three Island Rd. NE) Bemidji, MN 56601


Sealed bids will be received until:  

Friday, January 31, 2014 at 4:00pm.