Invitation to Tender – Forestry Survey

Invitation to Tender – Forestry Survey

Attribute survey in West England Forest District.

DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS

Contract summary

Industry

Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract (£)

£45,000

Published date

18 June 2015

Closing date

10 July 2015

Contract start date

29 July 2015

Contract end date

26 February 2016

Description

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 will always be used of the same size Marking plot centres. Data collection to include: Species Planting year Top Height Stocking Original planting spacing Open ground Map changes General comments Data presentation will include: The field form, map and AP will be stapled together and returned. All documentation will be filled 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 <10% All calculation will be completed and recorded accurately Remarks pertinent to each plot will be recorded Each component will be accounted for in general comments Biosecurity guidelines will be complied with All paper work will be returned to Forest Research, Fineshade Any major map anomalies will be noted

About the buyer

Contact name

Liz Richardson

Address

Top Lodge

Fineshade

Nr Corby Northants

NN17 3BB

England

Email

Liz.richardson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

Other information

Attachments

Invitation to Tender

INVITATION TO TENDER for CR 2015-16 016.doc

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Liz Richardson no later than 2pm on 7th July 2015 at liz.richardson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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