The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay is seeking bids from land management contractors to establish 45.2 acres of meadow habitat on a current crop field in Chester County, Pennsylvania in fall 2023. Services sought include:

  • Procuring seed with approval of Alliance staff
  • Seeding via a no-till drill in October or November 2023
  • 1 establishment mow and 1 spot treatment of invasive and otherwise problematic plants in May or June 2024

Scope of Work
The contractor shall be responsible for providing all equipment, material and supplies to complete the meadow establishment projects and establishment according to the specifications and contractor’s responsibilities listed below. The contractor will procure seed with approval of Alliance staff, and will plant the site with a native seed no-till drill in late October or early November 2023. In May or June of 2024, the contractor will return to the site to perform one establishment mow at 8-12 inches off the ground and one spot herbicide treatment of invasive and otherwise problematic plants.

Bid is due by Sunday, August 20, 2023. For more information, see full bid document: