Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge
Golden Winged-Warbler Project Announcements

Project Type: 

Public Lands Early Successional Habitat Management

Bids are being considered by the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) for two projects on the Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge located thirty minutes northeast of Detroit Lakes, 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” or 3-5” DBH with some residual mature aspen and oak (6+” DBH) interspersed, or are mature stands with 1-5 acre pockets of deciduous shrub and sapling species from 1-3” or 3-5” DBH. Contracted labor is targeted for completion in the fall of 2013 and the winter of 2014 under frozen ground conditions. Boundary lines and treatment areas will be marked via flagging tape or paint.

 

GWWA Project #1:

Total acreage of designated stands (6):  375.56 acres

Total acres to be treated: up to 200 acres

Species and Size Class: 1-3” DBH  - alder, willow and aspen species
PLSS Description: Sections 23-27, 33 and 34, T141N R39W

 

GWWA Project #2:

Total acreage of designated stands (5):  344.6 acres

Total acres to be treated: up to 150 acres

Species and Size Class: 3-5” DBH  - alder, willow and aspen species
PLSS Description: Sections 2, 11, 22, 24, and 27, T141N R39W.

 

Contact Information:

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

Phone: (952) 567-1967
Email: pdieser@abcbirds.org

 

Bids must be delivered by mail to: 

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

 

Sealed bids will be received until:  

Monday, November 25, 2013 at 4:00pm.
Separate bids must be submitted for each project.