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Wetland Reserve Easements

Wetland Reserve Easements

Sign-up for this program is on a continuous basis, however, if you want to be considered for 2015 funding, you must submit an application to you local office by May 15, 2015. Landowners who are interested in this program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and should submit an application to their local county USDA Service Center.

To learn how to get started with NRCS, visit

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WRE Fact Sheet
WRE Ranking Criteria
WRE Geographic Area Rate Caps

Looking for more information about wetlands?

For definitions, quick facts and informational links about why we all need wetlands, please visit our wetland information page. The Wetlands Compliance page provides links to guide agricultural producers and technical service providers through the complicated rules of compliance.

Fore more information on successful WRP projects in Vermont, please view our success stories pages.

For more information contact: 


Obediah Racicot, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs
phone: 802-951-6796 ext. 228