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Inmates plant sagebrush they grew to restore an area in Wyoming that was mined for uranium. (Dionné Mejía/Institute for Applied Ecology)
Inmates plant sagebrush they grew to restore an area in Wyoming that was mined for uranium. (Dionné Mejía/Institute for Applied Ecology)

The Bureau of Land Management is partnering with prisons to help restore endangered habitat. In Wyoming, it's hiring inmates to plant sagebrush whose habitat has been devastated by wildfires and energy development.

Frani Halperin of H2O Radio reports.

This segment aired on December 7, 2021.

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