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Grand Isle State Park

Grand Isle, Grand Isle County 226 Acres

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Grand Isle State Park Ash Tree Hazard Mitigation- Request for Proposals

Qualified vendors are invited to bid on the labor and materials required to conduct tree removal services at Grand Isle State Park, as specified in the Request for Proposal below.  Work will occur within the state park campground, along the entrance road, and includes cutting ash trees near building, road, and powerline infrastructure. Most ash trees designated for removal are green ash.

FPR has not conducted a project like this, which involves a large amount of tree removal within a state park campground. It is not a traditional logging job, nor is it a traditional tree removal/arborist job.

A non-mandatory showing of the site and work to be completed will be held on July 14, 2022. Interested parties will meet on State Park Road, just east of the intersection with East Shore Road. This location is just west of the Grand Isle State Park contact station in Grand Isle, VT. Meeting time is 9:00 am.

Vendors interested in visiting the park to inspect the site independent of the non-mandatory showing shall contact Emily White, Parks Regional Manager, to make arrangements. She can be contacted at

Bids will be received by and the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation via email (preferred), or via postal service at the Essex District Office of Forests, Parks, and Recreation by 4 pm on August 5, 2022. Bids may be hand delivered to the Essex District office by appointment only.

All future correspondence pertaining to the RFP including corrections, addenda, etc. will be posted on this website.  

Questions concerning this Request for Proposal should be directed to Jason Nerenberg, Stewardship Forester who can be contacted via email at

Grand Isle SP Ash Tree Hazard Mitigation UPDATED RFP 7_29_2022

Grand Isle SP Ash Tree Hazard Mitigation Addendum 1 - Questions and Answers

Thank you for your interest in working with the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation.