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Request for Applications for Wetland Conservation Policy and Registry

The District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking eligible entities to provide an update to the District’s 1997 Wetland Conservation Plan.  The existing plan includes an inventory and assessment of the District’s wetlands; protection mechanisms of the District Government, neighboring state governments, and the federal government; and strategy and implementation plans.  The project shall include written updates to the plan; a comprehensive inventory with ground truthing of District wetlands, including maps and photos of wetlands at appropriate scales; the production of geospatial data and geodatabases of the information gathered; and the creation of a District wetland registry.  The total amount available for this RFA is approximately $200,000.00. The amount is subject to continuing availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies.

Obtaining text of the RFA:  The full text of this Request for Applications (RFA), and the three required attachments, are available as links at the bottom of this page.  Additionally, a person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following methods:

Email a request to WetlandsWQD.Grants@dc.gov with “Request copy of RFA 2014-1404-WQD” in the subject line;

In person by making an appointment to pick up a copy from the DDOE offices 5th floor reception desk at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002 (call Rebecca Diehl at (202) 535-2648 and mention this RFA by name); or

Write DDOE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Request copy of RFA Wetland CPR #1404” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is 7/8/2014, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to WetlandsWQD.Grants@dc.gov.

For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DDOE as instructed in the RFA document, at WetlandsWQD.Grants@dc.gov.