Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park Farm Lease 2004 (12/28/2017)
The Department of Natural Resources is requesting Offers
(bids/proposals) from responsible Vendors to meet the State's needs. Below
is a brief description of our needs with detailed requirements in subsequent
sections of this solicitation. If you are interested and able to meet these
requirements, please submit an Offer.
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The Department of Natural Resources requires agricultural farming services for land located at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park. Lease #2004 is located in Jefferson County, Township 4 South, Range 2 East, Section 36, Township 4 South, Range 3 East, Section 31, and Franklin County, Township 5 South, Range 2 East, Sections 1 & 12, Township 5 South, Range 3 East, Sections 6 & 7, 3rd P.M. The acreage for this farm lease is approximately 498.8 acres in 2018, 475.8 acres in 2019, 481.8 acres in 2020, and 485.7 acres in 2021 of land at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park for agricultural purposes.
Many Department of Natural Resources owned or managed lands contain tillable acreage. These lands have the potential to generate revenue if used to grow agricultural products. It is the Department’s policy to minimize the use of such lands for agricultural production in favor of establishing annual or permanent wildlife habitats. However, the Department also recognizes that certain agricultural practices and farm income can provide needed resources for wildlife habitat, improving habitat diversity, developing cover and edge effect, and maintaining annual vegetative stages.
A mandatory vendor conference shall be held December 12, 2017, 10:00 A.M. at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park, 11094 Ranger Road, Whittington, IL 62897. See A.5 of the solicitation document.
In case of inclement weather, please call site Office 618-629-2320 to verify the Vendor Conference is proceeding as scheduled.
Invitation for Bid
12/28/2017 2:00 PM
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12/12/2017 10:00 AM
Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park
11094 Ranger Road
Whittington, IL 62897
One Natural Resources Way
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