ADVANCE NOTICE OF CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY – BIRD SURVEY

Solicitation No. RFP-476721-00 29

Parsons, as the Main Construction Manager (MCM) for the Giant Mine Remediation Project (GMRP), and acting as both the Mine Manager and Prime Contractor, will be soliciting a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Bird Survey at Giant Mine, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Work will consist of developing and implementing a bird survey at Giant Mine. The objectives of this work are to document bird use of specific areas of the site, support environmental compliance, and demonstrate due diligence to the federal Migratory Bird Convention Act and Species at Risk Act and the Northwest Territories Species at Risk Act and Wildlife Act.

The work will include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Preparing a fieldwork schedule and a bird survey plan for the program
  • Conducting a visual bird survey during bird nesting season
  • Initiate field surveys at a frequency of twice a week in early May 2021 until approximately mid-June 2021

Work is anticipated to start in May 2021.

Parsons is committed to ensuring procurement is conducted in a fair, open and transparent manner while meeting Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (CLCA) commitments and the Government of Canada’s procurement objectives regarding Indigenous opportunities. Competitive proposals will be solicited using the MERX Canadian Public Tenders website to select the best value firm to deliver the product to the Giant Mine in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Please visit www.giantminerp.ca for news and updates on the Giant Mine Remediation Project!

Date Issued: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Contact: 
Michelle Anderson
Phone: 
403.294.4209