San Luis National Wildlife Refuge in Los Banos, California, has cooperative agriculture opportunities for grazing on 3 units totaling approximately 5,730 acres in Merced County for up to 5 years.
To be considered, applicants must complete and submit a completed bid packet available on the refuge website: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/san-luis. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. PST on June 3, 2022. Applications may be submitted by email to Sean_Brophy@fws.gov; by mail to PO Box 2176, Los Banos CA 93635; or in person at San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 7376 South Wolfsen Road, Los Banos, CA 93635.
Successful applicants will be selected through an open and competitive process. Applications will be scored and ranked using objective criteria described in the application package. Both successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by July 15, 2022. For more information contact Sean Brophy, Deputy Refuge Manager at 209-587-0369 or Sean_Brophy@fws.gov.