HeartLands Conservancy issued a request for qualifications from consultants and contractors on March 17, 2023. The response deadline was April 18, 2023. The purpose is to pre-qualify a list of consultants and contractors from which to obtain bids for future contracts and grants, subject to grant terms and organizational policies.

Qualifications are being sought for the following purposes:

• Environmental/Natural Resource Planning & Engineering • Forestry (including GIS mapping, policy, urban forestry planning, and management) • Wetland Restoration • Landscape Architecture • Arborist • Horticulture • Botany & Ecological Services • Wildlife Biologist (Midwest, Southern Illinois) • Stream Restoration/Stabilization and Erosion Control • Water Quality/Stormwater Best Management Practices Engineering and/or construction • Stormwater Modeling • Site Development/Construction Management • Site Surveying • Urban Design & Placemaking • Bike & Pedestrian, Trail Transportation Engineering • Community engagement/Facilitation • Sign Fabrication (Interpretive, site wayfinding, regulatory, directional, etc.) The request is for the board of directors to approve the pre-qualified list of contractors and consultants to assist with future projects, subject to federal, state, and organizational regulations and policies per project. Bids will be obtained before contracts are made with any of the firms. HeartLands Conservancy reserves the right to seek additional or alternative firms for services listed.

Pre-Qualified Contractors and Consultants

Eighteen (18) submissions were received. Staff has reviewed each submittal and recommends the following list of pre-qualified contractors per service. The following list is in no particular order and is not a ranking of firms, but simply firms qualified under each service:

Environmental/Natural Resource Planning & Engineering • V3 Companies • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • SCI Engineering, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • H3 Studio, Inc. • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Forestry • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Wetland Restoration • V3 Companies • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • SCI Engineering, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Landscape Architecture • V3 Companies • SWT Design • Arcturis • Lochmueller Group • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW)

Arboriculture • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Botany and Ecological Services • V3 Companies • Lochmueller Group • SCI Engineering, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc • Illinois Botanizer, Chris Benda

Wildlife Biology • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Stream Restoration, Stabilization, Erosion Control • V3 Companies • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Millennia Professional Services • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW)

Water Quality & Stormwater Best Management Practices Engineering and/or Construction • V3 Companies • SWT Design • Oates & Associates • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Millennia Professional Services • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Stormwater Modeling • V3 Companies • Oates & Associates • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Millennia Professional Services • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW)

Site Development/Construction Management • V3 Companies • Oates & Associates • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Millennia Professional Services • Gray Design Group • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • DJM Ecological Services, Inc

Site Surveying • SWT Design • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Millennia Professional Services • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW)

Urban Design & Placemaking • Arcturis • Lochmueller Group • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Gray Design Group • Prairie Engineers • H3 Studio, Inc. • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • Added Dimension, LLC

Bike & Pedestrian, Trail, Transportation Engineering • V3 Companies • Oates & Associates • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • H3 Studio, Inc. • Heneghan & Associates, PC

Community engagement & facilitation • Lochmueller Group • Horner & Shifrin, Inc. • Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly (CMT) • Prairie Engineers • Heneghan Construction Services, LLC (HCS) • H3 Studio, Inc. • Heneghan & Associates, PC • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW) • Steadfast City • Added Dimension, LLC

Sign fabrication & design • Arcturis • Gray Design Group • Bacon, Farmer, Workman Engineering & Testing (BFW)