Business Opportunities

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As an organization within the United States Federal Government, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge procurements and contracts are subject policies and procedures set at the federal level.


Tips for selling to the Government: 

  1. Get to know the Fish & Wildlife Service.
  2. Obtain available information on past awards, quantities, costs and awarders.
  3. Become known to the Business Utilization and Development Specialist (Nijua Heard. Phone 404-679-4146).
  4. Become familiar with the website for Federal Business Opportunities.
  5. Register with the System for Award Management (SAM).

What is SAM? 

The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system database to register your Entity (business, individual, or government agency) to do business with the Federal Government. [SAM consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS.]

How do I register? 

 Registration is free online at www.sam.gov.    

What does the Business Utilization and Development Specialist do? 

  • Assists minority businesses and women-owned businesses in marketing their products and services to the Fish & Wildlife Service. 
  • Gives information and guidance on Federal procurement procedures, including how to get a bidders list, and where there are both prime and subcontracting opportunities.
  • Works closely with the Small Business Administration to find potential bidders from the small and disadvantaged business community.

Contracting Opportunities with Fish and Wildlife Service May Include

Professional Services 

  • Fish and Wildlife Studies
  • Ecosystems
  • Environment
  • Streams
  • Morphology
  • Habitat Reclamation
  • Architectural and Engineering Services
  • Appraisals
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Ecology Studies
  • Endangered Species Studies
  • Ecology of Rivers Studies
  • Tidal Marshes
  • Status Surveys
  • Photo Interpretation
  • Title Services
  • ADP Support Services

Construction 

  • Maintenance and renovation of buildings, roads, water supply systems, electrical systems, etc.
  • Construction of major fish hatchery facilities
  • Construction of major wildlife refuge facilities
  • Construction of bridges
  • Channels
  • Land clearing
  • Pond rehabilitation
  • Sewer system
  • Soil borings
  • Well drilling/testing
  • Dikes
  • Water control structures

Supplies and Equipment 

  • Audio visual supplies
  • Cartographic supplies
  • Film processing
  • Hatcheries/refuge supplies
  • Publications
  • Graphic arts
  • ADP equipment

Research and Development 

  • Basic and applied research in biological fields
  • Ecological profile development
  • Effects of energy production on habitats

Janitorial Services 

                U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE
                Southeast Region
                Division of Contracting and General Services
                1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 310
                Atlanta, GA 30345
                 Phone: 404-679-4055    Fax: 404-679-4057  

Other helpful hints for small businesses 

  1. Register on the Small Business Administration Procurement Marketing and Access Network (PRO-Net). You can learn more about PRO-Net by viewing the SBA's home page at www.sba.gov.  
  2. Contract your local Procurement Assistance Center. The address and contact point of the Procurement Assistance Center for your state can be found on the internet at www.rcacwv.com.  
  3. Bidder's Registration Form is available online. 
  4. Anticipated procurement actions for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other bureaus of the Department of the Interior may be found at the Advance Acquisition Plan website.  
  5. Other valuable information regarding contracting opportunities with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service can be found at the Division of Contracting and Facilities Management (CFM) homepage.