UPDATE 8/12/2021. This bidding process is now closed. Submitted bids can be reviewed at the links at the bottom of this page.


The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) is seeking an experienced contractor to implement a 44.3 acre forest health and fuel reduction project at Girl Scouts of Northern California – Camp Butano Creek, Pescadero, CA.  This project encompasses 38.9 acres of mechanical mastication and 5.4 acres of hand thinning. Activities primarily include mechanical thinning of vegetation up to 8” in diameter as well as thinning of dead and dying vegetation, which will further forest health, fuel reduction, and carbon sequestration goals.

pdfDownload the full bid package here. 

A mandatory pre-bid tour will be held at the project site.  Attendance is required for all firms submitting proposals.

When: Monday, July 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Where: The tour will start at the main dirt parking area at Girl Scouts of Northern California – Camp Butano Creek.  1400 Canyon Rd. Pescadero, CA 94060.  Additional directions will be provided upon a confirmed RSVP.

RSVP (mandatory): Email david@sanmateoRCD.org

Proposals are due Monday (8/9) at 5:00 p.m. PST digitally (preferred) to david@sanmateoRCD.org or via hard copy to:

San Mateo RCD
Attn: David Cowman
80 Stone Pine Road, Suite 100
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019


Updated 8/12/2021

Submitted Bids

Eligible Bids (submitted complete and on time):

  1. Community Tree Service – CommunityTreeService_ExhibitB
  2. Cookson Construction – CooksonConstruction_ExhibitB
  3. Hanford ARC – HanfordArc_ExhibitB
  4. Koala Tree Care – KoalaTreeCare_ExhibitB
  5. Mountain F Enterprises – MountainFEnt_ExhibitB
  6. Professional Tree Care- ProfessionalTreeCare_ExhibitB

Ineligible Bids (submitted after the deadline):

  1. Brush Hog Tree Care – BrushHog_ExhibitB
  2. RJW – RJW_ExhibitB