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Riparian Native Plants


Competitive Solicitation K2404

Riparian Native Plants



Find the full solicitation on Washington’s Electronic Business Solution (WEBS). Vendors not registered in WEBS will not receive updates or amendments to the solicitation, which could disadvantage your bid.

Pre-bid conference: June 15, 2023, 11:30am PST

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Contract location: Statewide

Contract description: The Washington State Conservation Commission is conducting a competitive solicitation to award a Contract to purchase riparian native plants.

The objective of this project is to invite nurseries to participate in providing native trees and shrubs for riparian restoration projects in support of statewide salmon recovery efforts.

Native riparian trees and shrubs are defined as having evolved and are naturally adapted to grow in riparian habitats within a particular geographical region. For examples, please visit the NRCS list of common native riparian trees and shrubs by region.  

Bidders that are interested in participating in this project must hold a valid business license in the state of Washington. Additionally, bidders must have experience in growing and propagating woody plant materials.

The project timeline will begin in July 2023 with all deliverables due by June 30th, 2025. Contracts may be extended by two (2) additional one-year terms for plants that need a longer propagation timeframe.

Commodity codes: 595-10-Bedding Plants and Cuttings, 595-15-Bulbs and Seeds (Incl. Flower Seeds), 595-35-Groundcovers and Vines, 595-50-Peat Moss, 595-52-Perennials, 595-55-Plant Foods (Not Fertilizer), 595-60-Plant Sprayers and Respirators, Plant Propagation Mats, etc., and Accessories, 595-57-Plants, Non-Flowering, 595-65-Shrubbery, Evergreen, 595-66-Shrubbery, Flowering, 595-69-Trays and Pots, Germination and Seeding, Fiber, 595-70-Trees, Fruit and Nut.

Preference/priority points:

  • Washington small businesses, 50 points
  • Veteran-owned businesses, 25 points
  • Executive Order 18-03, 25 points

Solicitation documents: Solicitation documents, contacts and bid instructions are available  in WEBS: https://pr-webs-vendor.des.wa.gov/.

Question-and-answer period: June 6, 2023, to July 8, 2023. Submit questions or concerns about this solicitation in writing to the Procurement Coordinator: Mark Vessey DESProcurementConsulting@des.wa.gov.

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