Monday, January 31, 2011

RFP For Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Plan

Jan 31: The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the completion of a Binational Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Planning Project for the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Basin. The successful contractor will conduct a jurisdictional analysis for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin and prepare a pilot Binational Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Rapid Response plan for the boundary waters connecting Lake Huron and Lake Erie. Funding for the initiative was made available through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). Proposals will be reviewed and evaluated by an expert review committee including representatives from the IJC's Binational AIS Rapid Response Workgroup. All proposals are to be submitted by March 1, 2011 at 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDST).
    Access a posted announcement from IJC (click here). Access additional information and the RFP documents from the IJC (click here).