Tender for rhododendron clearance at Connemara National Park
Rhododendron ponticum significantly prevents woodland regeneration resulting in a poor age structure of the native woodlands within the park
3 August 2023
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Here is one such tender for rhododendron clearance at Connemara National Park, Letterfrack, Co. Galway.
Description: The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage invites tenders to this request for tenders (RFT) for rhododendron clearance at Connemara National Park in an area of c105 ha in total over six Lots and the retreatment of previously cleared areas as a single Lot (c201 ha). CNP lies immediately southeast of the village of Letterfrack, Co. Galway. It covers approximately 2000 ha. The park consists of mountain habitats, woodlands, and rivers. Rhododendron ponticum significantly prevents woodland regeneration resulting in a poor age structure of the native woodlands within the park and engulfs open mountain habitat as an invasive species. Since 2021, Connemara National Park has been undertaking an ambitious Rhododendron ponticum control programme with up to 201 ha cleared to date.
Type of contract: Services
Contracting authority: Department of Housing Local Government and Heritage
Contact: Eugene Finnerty
Response deadline: 24/08/2023 18:00 (Irish time)
77000000-Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77231000-Forestry management services
You can view and apply for this contract here.