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Request for Proposals – Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement Goals and Outcomes Support – Deadline: Friday, 1/22/2021

The Chesapeake Bay Trust, with support from the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, seeks service for technical assistance to support key Chesapeake Bay Program Goals and Outcomes through twelve (12) separate scopes of work:

hrough twelve (12) separate scopes of work:

Scope #FFY20 Scope TitleMaximum Bid Amount
Scope of Work 1:Public Access Research – Benefits and Barriers Across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed$75,000
Scope of Work 2:Chesapeake Bay Program Social Science Assessment and Integration Road Map Development$75,000
Scope of Work 3:Maintaining Forests in Stream Corridor Restoration and Sharing Lessons Learned$90,000
Scope of Work 4:Planning for Clean Water – Local Government Workshops$70,000
Scope of Work 5:Management Approaches to Reduce Stressors of Stream Health$47,500
Scope of Work 6:Modeling Climate Impacts on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) in the Chesapeake Bay$75,000
Scope of Work 7:Forage Indicator Development – Using Environmental Drivers to Assess Forage Status$60,000
Scope of Work 8:Synthesis of Shoreline, Sea Level Rise, and Marsh Migration Data for Wetland Restoration Targeting$72,500
Scope of Work 9:Methods to Integrate Co-Benefits of Toxic Contaminant Reduction into Decision-Making Tools$56,000
Scope of Work 10:Developing Standards and Metrics to Target the Conservation of “Green Spaces” in Underrepresented and Low-Income Urban and Rural Communities$70,000
Scope of Work 11:Cultivating and Strengthening Partnerships with Underrepresented Stakeholders$65,000
Scope of Work 12:Development of Cost-Effective Methods to Measure Site-Specific Denitrification Rates for the Proposed Oyster Restoration Best Management Practices$80,000

For more information, please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) for descriptions of the twelve scopes of work and qualifications for bidders.  The RFP is attached and can also be downloaded from the Trust’s website at: https://cbtrust.org/grants/git/

EPA GIT FFY20 RFP_10Dec2020_FINAL

Offerors can bid on one or more of the individual scopes of work, but must clearly separate their bids and budgets for each submission.

Proposals are due to 4:00pm EST on Friday, January 22, 2021.  Details on how to apply are found in the RFP and also on the Trust’s website.

For more information, please contact:

Sarah T. Koser, PWS, BCES, CERP

Senior Program Officer

Chesapeake Bay Trust

108 Severn Ave., Annapolis, MD 21403

(410) 974-2941 x 106 | skoser@cbtrust.org

Cell: 410-428-2076

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