Contracting

Acquisition Management

Looking for procurement or contracting opportunities with the Deschutes and/or Ochoco National Forests? Visit the Pacific Northwest Region Acquisition Management at http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/ppm/ to find out about contracting, procurements, property management, leasing, and federal grants and agreements.

The Pacific Northwest Region Acquisition Management http://www.fs.fed.us/r6/ppm/ also includes up information on:

  • Current Acquisitions
  • Advanced Acquisition Plan
  • Area Contacts & Offices

For further information, please contact the Deschutes National Forest Supervisor’s Office, 541-383-5300, or the Ochoco National Forest, 541-416-6500, and ask for a contracting specialist.

Local Information

The Central Oregon Acquisition Management Area consists of the:

  • Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests
  • Fremont-Winema National Forests
  • Redmond Air Center

Fire Contracting

If you are interested in contract work for fire operations, please follow refer to the following links:

National Information and Links

The Forest Service uses the following for contracting needs:

  • Federal Business Opportunities - http://www.fbo.gov
    This site is for contracting solicitations greater than $25,000

Other Links:

  • Bidding on Government Contracts - Contractor Information Handout - Helpful tips on bidding on government contracts.
  • Central Contractor Registration (CCR) - http://www.ccr.gov
    Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary registrant database for the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects, validates, stores and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions
  • On-Line Representations and Certification Applications (ORCA) - http://orca.bpn.gov/login.aspx
    ORCA is an e-Government initiative that was designed by the Integrated Acquisition Environment (IAE) to replace the paper based Representations and Certifications (Reps and Certs) process
  • HUBZone - http://eweb1.sba.gov/hubzone/internet/
    The HUBZone Empowerment Contracting program provides federal contracting opportunities for qualified small businesses located in distressed areas. Fostering the growth of these federal contractors as viable businesses, for the long term, helps to empower communities, create jobs, and attract private investment.


https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/deschutes/workingtogether/contracting