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General Information
Department for this solicitation: Procurement
Date Prepared: 01/06/22 Types: IFB
Advertisement Type:
Solicitation/Project#: 6100054866 Solicitation/Project Title: 2022 Forestry Gypsy Moth Suppression FPM22-02
Description: **Please note: Addendum 3 was issued for this solicitation on January 28, 2022. This corrects the sections referenced in Section H.3.b of the Statement of Work.  As a result, the Due Date has been changed to Thurs., February 3, 2022 at 10:00 am.

**Please note: Addendum 2 was issued for this solicitation on January 26, 2022.  This clarifies bidder questions, provides questions and answers discussed at virtual mandatory pre-bid conferences, and corrects Section E.7 of the Statement of work.**

**Please note: An addendum was issued for this solicitation on January 10, 2022.  Due to an unanticipated conflict, the Virtual Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference for this solicitation is being changed to: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

All prospective bidders must attend this virtual pre-bid conference in order to be eligible to bid.

The solicitation due date and time remains as originally scheduled.  Please refer to the attached addendum bulletin for specifics.

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, Division of Forest Health requires the services of a contractor for the aerial application of insecticides over certain populated and non-populated forested areas in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to prevent defoliation of high value trees by Lymantria dispar on approximately 26,992 acres.

Project FPM 22-02 (Fixed Wing-Btk) for approximately 26,992 (± 15%) acres in 75 spray blocks
(estimated) in 2022. Treatment areas consist of DCNR State Forests. Reference E. Project Specifications for additional information.

A virtual, mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on **January 19, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Staff will present the suppression program objectives, information on products to be used, and technology interface requirements, as well as the mechanical and support aspects, including safety and security requirements needed for the successful development and conclusion of the program. Bidders or their designees must register for the meeting no later than 3:00 pm on Monday, January 17 2022, by contacting Mark Faulkenberry at 717.514.6711 or by email at Instructions for the virtual meeting will be emailed to each registrant.

Please refer to the Statement of Work and Attachments for specifics.
Department Information
Department/Agency: Conservation & Natural Resources Delivery Location: Various Blocks Throughout The State  Refer To Attachments For Specifics
County: Multiple Duration: Upon the execution and receipt of Purchase Order through December 31, 2022. Four additional, 1-year renewal terms are also possible.
Contact Information
First Name: Lynda Last Name: Cashner
Phone Number:
717-783-4884 Email:
Solicitation Information
Bids must be received by the purchasing agency on the Solicitation Due Date no later than the Solicitation Due Time as set forth in the solicitation. Any conflict between the dates and/or times contained in the solicitation itself or its attachments and this advertisement shall be resolved in favor of the solicitation.

Solicitation Start Date: 01/06/22
Solicitation Due Date: 02/03/22 Solicitation Due Time: 10:00 AM
Solicitation Opening Date: 02/03/22 Solicitation Opening Time: 10:01 AM
Opening Location:
No. of Addendums: 0
Amended Date: 01/28/22

      This procurement is set aside for bid and award to small businesses only.
Related Solicitation Files

Original Files
01 - Terms and Conditions.pdf
Reciprocal Limitations Act Form.doc
Iran Free Procurement Certification Form.pdf
05 - Spray Pilot Form.docx
06 - Aircraft Description Form.docx
07 - Automated Flight Following Form.docx
08 - Contractor Personnel and Equipment Form.docx
09 - 2022 Gypsy Moth Statewide Map.pdf

FPM22-02_Addendum 1_1-10-2022.pdf
02 - Updated Statement of Work.pdf
BOP-1305 Solicitation Addendum 2_FPM22-02.pdf
02 - Updated Statement of Work_01-26-2022.pdf
BOP-1305 Solicitation Addendum 3_FPM22-02.pdf
Updated Statement of Work_01-28-2022.pdf

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