Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC)

ProgramProgram Partners (partner with DOC, Evergreen, or both)Recent highlights – updated August 2019
Roots of Success, environmental courseRoots of Success7 classes since program started, 49 Roots graduates so far
BeekeepingNorth Olympic Peninsula Beekeepers Association, Washington State Beekeepers Association2019 season started with one 1 hive and grew to 3, all thriving; 29 certified beekeepers so far; adding scientific education, dissecting and examining dead bees; one beekeeper wrote supplemental curriculum
Vegetable gardensDonations to Peninsula College culinary program, food pantries2018: 5850 ft2(additional 4000 ft2unused); ~1200 pounds of produce grown (~43 lbs to culinary program, 1,075 to the kitchen, 84 lbs to area food banks)
Flower gardensPlanted 500 perennials this year; ornamental gardens in courtyard, access breezeway, MSC light yards; “worm tea” is only fertilizer
Ozette potato programGrowing Ozette and Peruvian Purple seed potatoes for donation to local tribe to help replenish cultural staples.
Waste sorting & recyclingKNS Recycling~94,732 lbs food diverted to OCC for composting; 165,499 lbs recyclables
Dog training and adoptionWelfare for Animals Guild(WAG!)Since beginning of program trained more than 200 dogs and puppies, 35 in past year; 99% adoption rate! Continue to host reunions for adoptive families and incarcerated trainers
Cat programWelfare for Animals Guild(WAG!)Hosted by two units in close custody; 23 cats in the program so far, 4 in past year
Water catchment250 gallon water catchment inside the greenhouse
Waste water treatmentDOE-recognized with Outstanding Performance Award; Water treated in waste water lagoon exceeds gold standard!

Articles about CBCC


Second Chances and the WAG Program at Clallam Bay


Beekeeping at Clallam Bay


Clallam Bay Corrections Center – First Beekeeping Graduates!


Planning action for Clallam Bay


Making the most of a waste water lagoon


Clallam Bay Corrections Center Photo Gallery