Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group

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HCSEG Small Works Roster

Application Deadline March 31st 2020

The Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group (HCSEG) is soliciting statements of qualifications and performance from firms interested in providing contracting services from July 1, 2020 through June 30,
2021 in conjunction with HCSEG sponsored projects. Typical work might involve, but is not limited to, minor asphalt paving, concrete construction, steel fabrication, installation of prefabricated structures, house moving, or demolition, timber removal, earth moving, heavy equipment operation and rental, water facility repairs, landscaping, weir construction, carpentering and fencing. Firms are also required to complete training in Invasive Plant Species Management including but not limited to the Knotweed species. Training will be provided by HCSEG staff at times to be arranged in summer 2020 or later. Correct control, removal and disposal of invasive and noxious plant species is a critical component of our restoration projects and all firms are required to follow procedures set forth by HCSEG. Firms capable of providing these types of construction services and willing to complete the Invasive Plant Management training are invited to submit statements. Minority and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit statements.

AmeriCorps Environmental Educator

2 Positions Available     |     Starts October. 15

Environmental Educators will improve and implement the Salmon in the Classroom in class presentations with focus on teaching local 4th graders about a salmon’s life cycle, and an end of program release event for Mason county schools. Members will assist with the coordination and implementation of the Students in the Watershed program, including teaching high school aged students about the environment and natural resources. Through out the summer, members will help carry out multiple summer camp offerings, including the Explore the Fjord and Farm Stewards programs. While mostly off site with Explore the Fjord, members will transport, educate and supervise the campers throughout their days in the field. Educators will help with occasional outreach events throughout the Hood Canal watershed, and on site events throughout their term. Finally, educators will lead the effort in implementing new public interpretation on the Salmon Center and Theler Wetland trail system.

AmeriCorps Sustainability Coordinator

2 Positions Available     |     Starts Sept. 1 or Oct. 1

Sustainability Coordinators will maintain and improve the Salmon Center’s Farm at Water’s Edge, a fully-functioning, organic farm near the Union River Estuary Preserve. Farm at Water’s Edge is a working example of safe, sustainable farming practices near vital salmon habitat. The farm includes a heard of alpacas, llamas, and goats; a flock of chickens, ducks, turkey and guinea fowl; and one rabbit. The farm is also used for education and 4-H, includes a community garden, and a U-Pick Garden that provides our community with organic, seasonal produce on a donation only basis. Sustainability Coordinators are responsible for signing-up and working with community garden plot holders.

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