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Philadelphia LandCare

Deeply Rooted

Deeply Rooted is a community-academic collaborative that uses the healing power of nature to promote health and wellbeing in Black and other minority Philadelphia neighborhoods. Cleaning over 100,000 square feet of vacant land through collaboration with PHS. These bids will include up to four groups which vary from 15,000 to 30,000 square feet. As in the past, contractors may bid on more than one group. The treatment for stabilization includes debris removal, regrading, seeding, fencing, planting trees, and maintenance.

To submit your bid form and for any questions regarding the Philadelphia Land Care work please contact LandCare Operations Manager Marquita Heard.

Important dates

  • Friday, September 23: Pre-Bid Meeting
  • Monday, October 3, by 12:00 pm: Bids are due
  • Wednesday, October 5: Awarded contractors will be notified

A bid application link will be emailed to you shortly after the pre-bid meeting. This application must be submitted in full and all required attachments included by 12:00 pm on Monday, October 3.

Stabilization Due Dates

  • Monday, October 10: Work may commence on the sites.
  • Monday, November 7: All grading & hydroseeding work must be completed.
  • Monday, November 28: All fence installation work must be completed
  • Monday, December 12: All tree installations and site work must be completed.
  • Failure to comply with these dates could lead to contract termination.

Other Notes

  • PA One- Call must be contacted before any work may begin
  • See Detail FE02VL-R All fences must meet the specification or contractor will be required to rework the fence until deemed acceptable