Idaho

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Idaho Partners

CAPP: Correctional Alternative Placement Program
Growing 7,500 native plants for Sage-grouse habitat.

  • CAPP offers intensive treatment programs for substance abuse and cognitive issues for low to moderate risk male offenders. It is located in Kuna, Idaho, near Boise.
  • Prison staff, officers, and inmates have been involved in the project since 2015. They grew 12,740 sagebrush plants for Vale BLM offices.
  • In 2016, CAPP will sow 7,500 sagebrush for Idaho BLM and Idaho Fish and Game.
ISCC: Idaho State Correctional Center
Growing 60,000 native plants for Sage-grouse habitat.

  • ISCC is the largest prison in Idaho, housing maximum, medium, and minimum custody male offenders. It is located at Kuna, Idaho, near Boise.
  • For 2017, ISCC sowed 70,000 plants: Wyoming big sagebrush and bitterbrush.
  • In 2016, ISCC delivered 60,000 plants: Wyoming big sagebrush and bitterbrush.
  • In 2015, ISCC grew a total of 53, 950 sagebrush for Idaho and Oregon BLM.
  • A team of 2 – 40 inmates in the medium security facility work on seed sowing and day-to-day care of the plants. These inmates will not be able to plant the sagebrush as they are medium security and are not allowed to go outside the facility grounds. Minimum security inmates at Idaho State Correctional Institution and BLM staff will plant the plants in the fall of 2016.
  • Institute for Applied Ecology is working with Boise BLM field office and will plant-out the plants in the fall of 2016 on BLM land in Idaho.
SBWCC: South Boise Women's Correctional Center
Growing 30,000 native plants for Sage-grouse habitat.

  • SBWCC is a treatment and transition facility for minimum security female offenders. It is located in Kuna, Idaho.
  • A team of 2-30 women work on seed sowing and daily care of the plants.
  • FOr 2017, SBWCC is growing 30,000 sagebrush plants for post fire rehabilitation.
  • SBWCC is grew a total of 30,000 sagebrush for 2016.
  • In 2015, SBWCC grew 11,000 sagebrush for Idaho and Oregon BLM.
  • Institute for Applied Ecology is working with Boise BLM field office and will plant-out the plants in the fall of 2016 on BLM land in Idaho.