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Request for Proposal for a contract to grow trees

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To:        Licensed Tree Nurseries                                                        Date: 5/28/2020

From:    Lydia Scott, Director Chicago Region Trees Initiative

Re:        Contract for tree growing

Attached to this memorandum is a Request for Proposal for a contract to grow trees for The Morton Arboretum on behalf of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative. This contract is for five years. The intent is to get a contract growing program in place in 2020 with the desire to build the program with additional  contracts in subsequent years.

Please review the attached Request for Proposal. If you are planning to submit a proposal, follow the instructions in the Request for Proposal and notify Lydia Scott at so that a potential bidders list can be developed to facilitate communication in the event of addenda.

Thank you.


Request for Proposal