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Released On: March 01, 2011

Bid Opening Announced for Klamath Project Lease Lands

The Bureau of Reclamation announces that sealed bids for agricultural leasing of 82 parcels of federal lease lands, totaling 13,393 acres, will continue to be received until 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at the Klamath Basin Area Office. A public bid opening will be held at the office at 10 a.m. that day.

Open for bid in Area K on the Lower Klamath federal lease lands in Oregon are 19 grain lots and nine grass hay/pasture lots which are pre-irrigated. Open for bid on the Tule Lake federal lease lands in California are Sump 2 - 25 lots; Sump 3 - 26 lots; Area J - two lots; and one experimental organic lot on Frey's Island. Some lots include alfalfa or horseradish, while others are pre-irrigated and suitable for grain.

Bidding instructions, lease information, a sample copy of the lease contract, location maps, and bid forms that must be used in submitting bids are available at the Klamath Basin Area Office, 6600 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls, Oregon, and at the Tulelake Irrigation District, 2717 Havlina Road, Tulelake, California.

The above bidding information on the Lease Lands Program can be viewed on the Klamath Basin Area Office website at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/kbao/operations/land_lease/index.html. For additional information, please contact Mike Green, Lease Lands Program Manager, at 541-880-2565 or e-mail mgreen@usbr.gov.

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