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The Sustainability in Prisons Project has received worldwide attention in numerous newspapers, magazines, scientific journals and other media. We feature some favorites here.
In 2016, PBS NewsHour visited SPP’s butterfly greenhouse, and a release on a nearby prairie. The 8-minute piece captures the beauty and partnership that has drawn international attention to the Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly program at Mission Creek Corrections Center.
Dr. Carri LeRoy, SPP’s Director for Evergreen, was published in Science, one of the best-regarded journals in the world! She describes her experience presenting a nature drawing workshop in prison, “outside the tower” of typical academia.
TED (Technology Eduction and Design), a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, featured our co-founder Dan Pacholke’s talk on the future of prisons. His presentation was made at the TEDx event hosted by Monroe Correctional Complex outside of Seattle, WA, only the second ever TED event in-prison.
In 2015, there were several stories on garden programs in prisons, and the benefits that they bring. Here are pieces from the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and the Washington Post.
SPP’s western pond turtle program began late in 2013, and inmate technicians have proved to be providers of exemplary turtle care.
Excellent coverage of SPP’s dog programs, made possible by dedicated staff and inmates at each facility and community partners:
The New York Times and Associated Press on September, 2012’s Oregon spotted frog release and first SPP Network conference:
Articles on SPP’s Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly program:
Anthropology articles about SPP from Peter C. Little and Amy Stasch:
Feature on SPP National Network in Corrections Directions:
For all SPP press, see our Press Archive.