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Comprehensive Outreach Strategy

Request for Proposal

The Guam Coastal Management Program (GCMP), Bureau of Statistics and Plans (BSP), Government of Guam is seeking to contract an individual or company to develop a Comprehensive Outreach Strategy to inform island residents about protecting and improving surface, sub-surface, and coastal water quality to benefit coastal communities and conserve natural resources in Guam’s watersheds and nearshore ecosystems.
All entities interested in submitting a proposal may pick up copies of the Request for Proposals (RFP) and Scope of Work beginning Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the Director’s Office, Bureau of Statistics and Plans, located at the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Complex, 513 West Marine Drive, Hagatna, between 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. An electronic copy of the Request for Proposal and Scope of Work is also available below.
All proposals must be submitted to the Bureau of Statistics and Plans Director’s Office by no later than 4:00 P.M., Friday, June 9, 2017.
This activity is supported by funding through U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NA15NOS4190004) for Guam and administered through the Bureau of Statistics and Plans Guam Coastal Management Program. This advertisement was paid for by federal funds through GCMP.
For additional information, please contact Mr. Edwin Reyes, GCMP Administrator, at 475-9672 or fax at 475-4512.

2017 Marine Conservation Plan

The Bureau of Statistics and Plans in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture has developed the update to the 2017 Marine Conservation Plan (MCP) for Guam. The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act requires an approved Marine Conservation Plan in order for Guam to receive funds that might be made available under the Pacific Insular Area Fishery Agreement (PIAFA). The overall purpose of the plan is to identify conservation and management objectives for the marine and coastal environment, including criteria for determining when objectives have been met and to prioritize planned marine conservation projects.

Public comments on the enclosed Draft 2017 Marine Conservation Plan is being accepted. Comments are due to the Bureau by no later than 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 4, 2017. Additional copies are also available at the Bureau of Statistics and Plans located in the Ricardo J. Bordallo Governor’s Office Complex in Adelup, Hagatna, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., workdays from April 20, 2017 to May 4, 2017 or on the Bureau’s website at bsp.guam.gov. Comments can also be emailed to millie.erguiza@bsp.guam.gov.

Marine Conservation Plan