Bid Opening Announced for Klamath Project Lease Lands

Media Contact: Pete Lucero, MP Region Public Affairs Officer, 916-978-5100

For Release: March 15, 2013

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The Bureau of Reclamation announces that sealed bids for agricultural leasing of 26 parcels of federal lease lands, totaling 3,806 acres, will continue to be received until 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at the Klamath Basin Area Office. A public bid opening will be held at the office at 10 a.m. the same day.

Open for bid in Area K on the Lower Klamath federal lease lands in Oregon are one grass/hay lot and eight grain lots which are pre-irrigated. Open for bid on the Tule Lake federal lease lands in California are Sump 2 – six lots and Sump 3 – 11 lots. Some lots include alfalfa while others are suitable for potatoes, onions and grain. Additionally, of the available lease lands, 750 acres may qualify for organic production.

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, OR 97603 and at the Tulelake Irrigation District, 2717 Havlina Road, Tulelake, CA 96134.

The above bidding information on the Lease Lands Program can be viewed on the Klamath Basin Area Office website at If you encounter problems accessing the website, please call 916-978-5100 (TTY 916-978-5608) or email For additional information, please contact Mike Green, Lease Lands Program Manager, at 541-880-2565 or

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