Acquisition Management

This website is designed to assist businesses that are interested in selling their products and services to the USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region. Its intent is to inform you of who we are, what we buy and where our procurement offices are located. You will find information that describes our procurement procedures and policies generally applicable to all buying done by the Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region.

Forest Service offices throughout the Region annually purchase a wide variety of goods and services including reforestation services such as tree planting and thinning, janitorial, equipment with operator, professional services, numerous supplies and construction of roads and facilities. Potential bidders may contact the lead contracting officer at their respective Service Area locations. For administrative purposes, these three Service Areas are made up of 5-6 forests.

Procurements by the Forest Service are guided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation as modified by various Department of Agriculture and Forest Service policies. These rules and regulations may differ from Uniform Commercial Code. USDA Forest Service procurements are generally set aside for small business and may be subject to specific preference requirements.

System for Award Management

The System for Award Management (SAM) is a Federal Government owned and operated free web site that consolidates the capabilities in CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. Future phases of SAM will add the capabilities of other systems used in Federal procurement and awards processes. Learn more ...


Advanced Acquisition Plan (AAP)

These lists are for information purposes only. Work projected on this plan may or may not be funded or solicited. Packages cannot be ordered from this list.


Solicitations and Contracts

Contracts with the Pacific Southwest Region fill a variety of needs for the Forest Service and provide economic opportunities for many types of businesses.