RFP for Community Connection to Wildlands - Notice of Intent to Award


PCC § 10345, et al.


Request for Proposals (RFP)

Watershed Conservation Authority


 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) – Community Connection to Wildlands Program


The Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) intends to select Catalina Island Conservancy, Nature for All, Sierra Club, Nunez and Nunez and Bewilder to provide services for the Community Connection to Wildlands Program.


Should a proposer claim the WCA failed to follow the procedures specified in either subdivision

(b) or (c) of PCC § 10344, protestant must submit the initial protest letter and a detailed, written

statement of protest, including the RFP title, and WCA contact information to the following.


Watershed Conservation Authority

Attn: Executive Officer

CC: Brianna Gorton

100 N. Old San Gabriel Canyon Road

Azusa, CA 91702

All bidding and contracting questions should be directed to Brianna Gorton, Project Manager for Watershed Conservation Authority, [email protected].

The Watershed Conservation Authority (WCA) is requesting proposals from qualified organizations to provide services for the Community Connection to Wildlands Program that will facilitate access to public lands and outdoor passive recreational activities for Southeast Los Angeles County youth.

The Program will provide overnight nature trips for Southeast Los Angeles County youth to areas in the Los Angeles County Wildlands including youth-oriented adventure activities. The first trips are anticipated to start Fall 2023 and in 2024. The initial contract period will begin no earlier than August 1, 2023 for a term through 2024 with options to continue services.


Submittals must be received by Wednesday August 16, 2023, 5pm.

Questions and requests for clarification must be received by Tuesday August 8, 2023, 5pm.


Request for Proposals (RFP) July 19, 2023

Addendum 1 August 4, 2023

Addendum 2 August 9, 2023

Exhibit A Sample WCA Consultant Contract

Exhibit B Southeast Los Angeles Map