United Kingdom-London: Environmental monitoring other than for construction
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.defra.gov.uk
Section II: Object
National District Level Licensing Programme for Great Crested Newts
This framework is intended to deliver data which will significantly improve the evidence base of habitat suitability for GCN across England. This will enable the development of conservation strategies for GCN, including strategic compensation areas, tying this into planning and licensing decisions in the area. This will be carried out across approximately 136 Local Authorities in England and will require approximately 3,000 pond surveys in 2018 and 4,800 pond surveys in 2019.
District Level Licensing Framework Lot 1 - Supply and delivery to surveyors of eDNA kits, and analysis of samples
Supply and delivery to surveyors of eDNA kits, analysis of returned samples and associated reporting. Further information available on the Invitation to Tender document.
District Level Licensing Framework Lot 2 - HSI survey and eDNA sampling on allocated ponds
Carrying out of HSI survey and eDNA sampling on allocated ponds, and return of kits to Lot 1 supplier. Further information available on the Invitation to tender document.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Mallard House, York.
Section VI: Complementary information