Sagebrush in Prisons


WHF: Wyoming Honor Farm

Growing 25,000 native plants for Sage-grouse habitat, including Wyoming Big Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) and Silver Sage (Artemisia cana).

  • A partnership between Institute for Applied Ecology, Wyoming Department of Corrections, and Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality – Abandoned Mine Lands (DEQ-AML)
  • WHF is located in Riverton Wyoming, and is a minimum security facility.
  • Wyoming joined the Sagebrush in Prisons Project in 2019.
  • A shade house structure was constructed by DOC to grow and house the sagebrush.
  • Some of the sagebrush from WHF will be planted to restore abandoned mine lands on BLM land by Lander Middle School students (AMLs).

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Sagebrush in Prisons Project - Wyoming