02/18/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/18/2021 17:49
Pea Ridge National Military Park Superintendent, Kevin Eads, announced today that the park is requesting bids to lease fields, and a storage building, for the purposes of haying selected areas within the park. 'Haying of fields within the park will assist with preservation of the landscape and allow visitors to view the vast open expanses soldiers fought across during the Battle of Pea Ridge,' Eads said. Copies of the request for bids (RFB) are available for downloading at: https://www.nps.gov/peri/getinvolved/pea-ridge-national-military-park-announces-haylease-opportunity.htm If you obtain a copy of the RFB from the website and are interested in future correspondence directly related to this advertisement, please contact Tracy Simmons at [email protected] In order to be considered, bids must be received by 4:00 p.m. (Central Time) on April 2, 2021 by Chief of Commercial Services Tracy Simmons, National Park Service, Midwest Regional Office, 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, Nebraska 68102, 402-661-1750. Site visits of the facilities are available upon request by contacting the park's Facility Service Assistant, Aaron Artripe at 479-451-8122 ext.1327. Pea Ridge National Military Park preserves and commemorates the March 1862 Civil War battle that helped Union forces maintain physical and political control of the state of Missouri. Administered by the National Park Service, the 4,300 acre battlefield is located 10 miles north of Rogers, just off of US highway 62.