Sagebrush in Prisons


Nevada Partners

NNCC: Northern Nevada Correctional Center

  • NNCC is a medium custody facility in Carson City, NV.
  • In 2019, inmates sowed and delivered 88,000 Wyoming big sagebrush for Sage-grouse habitat in Nevada.
  • NNCC Unit 5 grew 55,000, and Unit 3 33,000 sagebrush.

WSCC: Warm Springs Correctional Center

  • WSCC is a medium security prison in Carson City, NV.
  • In 2019, inmates sowed and delivered 76,000 sagebrush for for Sage-grouse habitat in Nevada

LCC: Lovelock Correctional Center

Compacting soil

Project Photos

SPP Media Coverage and News Stories in Nevada

01/15/20: Humboldt Sun: “Martin Fire area gets a healthy crop of sagebrush” news article // NEVADA

5/11/2019: “Sagebrush in Prisons Project has inmates in Carson City busy” video segment and article // NEVADA

4/24/2019: KTVN “Saving Nevada’s Sage-Grouse, with Inmate Volunteers” news segment and article // NEVADA

04/26/2017: “Inmates Help to Restore Sage-Grouse Populations” video segment // NEVADA

08/16/2016: News4Nevada “Inmates help restore sage grouse habitat” news article //NEVADA

04/27/16: WVLT TV “Inmates helping to heal Nevada’s landscape” (video not available) news segment // NATIONAL

04/26/16: KOLO TV “Inmates helping heal Nevada’s landscape and sage grouse” news segment // NEVADA

04/26/16: KTVN “Rehabilitating habitats and humans” news segment // NEVADA

04/26/16: KUNR “Nevada inmates pitch in to restore sage-grouse habitat” news article and audio segment // NEVADA