Published date: 11 March 2019

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Contract summary

Industry

  • Forest inventory services - 77231400

  • Forest monitoring or evaluation services - 77231500

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£20,000

Procurement reference

CR2019/20/002

Published date

11 March 2019

Approach to market date

12 April 2019

Contract start date

22 April 2019

Contract end date

30 January 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive quotation (non-OJEU)

The buyer selects a group of potential suppliers to invite to tender.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No


Description

Forest Research is seeking tenders for the carrying out of an Attribute Survey. Attribute survey plots will be established and assessed following the method based on both the Forest Mensuration Handbook 2006 and the Forestry Commission Survey Handbook, 3rd edition 2007.

The method will include:
Plot navigation, numbering and size choice: Circular plots of the same size will always be used.
Marking plot centres.

Data collection to include:
> Species
> Planting year
> Stocking
> Top Height
> Original planting spacing
> Open ground
> Map changes.

Data presentation to include:
> The field form, map and AP will be stapled together and returned
> All documentation will be filled in/produced in a clear and legible way
> Grid references will be supplied for all plots
> All species will be recorded; the use of MC and MB is not permitted unless classified as a very minor component ( All calculation will be completed and recorded accurately
> Remarks pertinent to each plot will be recorded
> Any major map anomalies will be noted.
All paperwork will be returned to Forest Research, Fineshade.
Biosecurity guidelines will be complied with.


More information

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2019/2020 £20,000

Attachments

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Please express your interest in this tender in order to allow us to notify you of any questions we may receive and the answers given.

Expressions of interest and/or any questions regarding this ITT should be made by email to liz.richardson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 14.00hrs on 5 April 2019.


About the buyer

Contact name

Liz Richardson

Address

Top Lodge
Fineshade
Nr Corby, Northants
NN17 3BB
England

Email

liz.richardson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk