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  1. Developing Bid Specifications for Invasive Plant Control Programs

  2. www.invasiveplantcontrol.com 615-969-1309

  3. Fart Yargo State Park, GA Does your staff have the time and equipment to control this site?

  4. Tree of HeavenAilanthus altissima

  5. Japanese KnotweedPolygonum cuspidatum

  6. Type of Labor Available Labor Types Infestation Levels • Volunteers Labor 1-2 • In House Labor 1-2-3 • Contract Labor 1-2-3-4-5

  7. Bid Specs Guide

  8. Qualify Contractors Experience • Call several references • Ask for educational background of personnel that will be ON SITE • Define your insurance requirements and request a certificate of insurance with the bid • Ask for a 1-2 page description of how company is qualified to do this work

  9. Identify and Illustrate the Long Term Plan for the Site

  10. Tallulah Gorge State Park in Georgia

  11. NC State University in Raleigh, NC

  12. Amicalola Falls State Park in Georgia Specifically outline all specifications

  13. March 2001 December 2001

  14. Prescribed Burning

  15. Fort Yargo State Park in Georgia Invasives Thrive off of Disruption Prescribed Burn 2004

  16. Japanese Stilt GrassMicrostegium vimineum Introduced from Japan, Korea, China, Malaysia, and India

  17. Fort Yargo State Park in Georgia Invasives Become the First Movers Prescribed Burn 2004

  18. Invasives form Monocultures thus displacing Native Species Prescribed Burn 2004 New Growth 2005

  19. Japanese Stilt GrassMicrostegium vimineum

  20. Japanese Stilt GrassMicrostegium vimineum To Control Invasive Plants other species need to be kept in check Valley Forge National Park, PA

  21. Define the scope of the project

  22. Offer a Detailed Description of the Work to be Performed • Outline the desirable species • Define infestation level • Clearly identify the species for control • Define Equipment • Clearly define the required mortality rate and non target expectations • Outline required methodology

  23. Highlight the desirable species

  24. Level One • Level Two • Level Three • Level Four • Level Five • High Intensity • Medium Intensity • Low Intensity OR Define the Level of Infestation to the Prospective Contractor

  25. Privet Ligustrum species Introduced from China

  26. Privet Ligustrum species

  27. Privet Ligustrum species Birmingham Alabama

  28. Clearly identify the species for control • Utilize EPPC lists and require that all species on the list be controlled if found • If funds do not allow this, specify the one target species

  29. Porcelain Berry Ampelopsis Brevipedunculata Test in the Field

  30. Porcelain Berry Ampelopsis Brevipedunculata

  31. Grape Vine

  32. Grape Vine

  33. Porcelain Berry Ampelopsis Brevipedunculata

  34. Outline Equipment Requirements

  35. Clearly define the methodology

  36. Hand Pulling

  37. Lopping Shears Cutting vines from the base of trees