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2010 Annual Report WRP

2010 Annual Report - Wetlands Reserve Program

The Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) is a voluntary program offering landowners the opportunity to protect, restore, and enhance wetlands on their property.

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service provides technical and financial support to help landowners with wetland restoration. The NRCS goal is to achieve the greatest wetland functions and values, along with optimum wildlife habitat.

This program offers landowners an opportunity to establish long-term conservation and wildlife practices and protection. Arkansas ranks second in the nation in number of acres enrolled.

Conservation Practices Installed

Conservation Practice Practices
Installed
Amount
Installed

Early Successional Habitat Development/Management

2

40 acres

Restoration/Management of Rare and Declining Habitats

8

79 acres

Shallow Water Development and Management

34

540 acres

Shallow Water Habitat

2

72 acres

Tree/Shrub Establishment

76

3,023 acres

Tree/Shrub Site Prep

3

285 acres

Wetland Restoration

30

11,662 acres

Wetland Wildlife Habitat Management

20

365 acres

Data from NRCS Integrated Data for Enterprise Analysis Report

Arkansas 2009 and 2010 WRP Obligations by County

County Easements Funded Dollar Value 2010
Acres
Enrolled
2009 2010 2009 2010

Ashley

1

n/a

$581,800

n/a

n/a

Arkansas

n/a

2

n/a

$596,060

532

Conway

2

3

$2,269,000

$352,000

320

Craighead

n/a

1

n/a

$63,800

58

Crawford

3

n/a

$530,000

n/a

n/a

Cross

n/a

1

n/a

$110,000

100

Dallas

1

n/a

$327,000

n/a

n/a

Desha

n/a

1

n/a

$245,300

223

Greene

1

1

$701,000

$202,400

184

Independence

n/a

1

n/a

$94,600

86

Jackson

1

n/a

n/a

$151,000

n/a

Johnson

1

n/a

$33,000

n/a

n/a

Lafayette

2

n/a

$363,000

n/a

n/a

Lee

2

1

$132,000

$123,600

101

Lonoke

1

$239,000

n/a

n/a

Mississippi

n/a

1

n/a

$229,460

209

Monroe

3

7

$1,194,000

$1,703,220

1,509

Phillips

n/a

3

n/a

$961,720

847

Pope

n/a

1

n/a

$81,400

74

Prairie

n/a

9

n/a

$3,995,290

3,614

St. Francis

n/a

2

n/a

$135,300

123

White

1

4

$54,000

$648,300

467

Woodruff

n/a

5

n/a

$1,538,347

1,362

Totals 19 43 $6,574,800

$11,080,797

9,809