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Wetlands Reserve Program 2009 Contract Information

The Wetlands Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners the opportunity to protect, restore, and enhance wetlands on their property.  The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides technical and financial support to help landowners with their wetland restoration efforts.  The NRCS goal is to achieve the greatest wetland functions and values, along with optimum wildlife habitat, on every acre enrolled in the program.  This program offers landowners an opportunity to establish long-term conservation and wildlife practices and protection.

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Number of Contracts


U.S. map showing the number of WRP contracts signed in FY2009, by State.

 

 

 

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Number of Acres


U.S. map showing the number of WRP acres signed up in FY2009, by State.

 

 

 

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Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment in FY09

State

Number of Contracts

Acres

Alabama 69 11,695
Alaska 0 0
Arizona 1 104
Arkansas 25 8,018
California 12 6,871
Colorado 1 575
Connecticut 2 101
Delaware 1 124
Florida 13 12,352
Georgia 11 2,076
Hawaii 0 0
Idaho 2 121
Illinois 7 1,067
Indiana 53 2,669
Iowa 46 4,184
Kansas 18 2,810
Kentucky 12 1,642
Louisiana 11 1,271
Maine 0 0
Maryland 15 1,965
Massachusetts 2 239
Michigan 26 2,013
Minnesota 150 21,678
Mississippi 14 3,371
Missouri 35 2,845
Montana 3 291
Nebraska 69 13,848
Nevada 0 0
New Hampshire 62 5,259
New Jersey 1 412
New Mexico 0 0
New York 60 2,256
North Carolina 9 3,632
North Dakota 109 24,726
Ohio 21 890
Oklahoma 14 2,938
Oregon 11 8,410
Pacific Basin 0 0
Pennsylvania 1 341
Puerto Rico 0 0
Rhode Island 0 0
South Carolina 6 4,800
South Dakota 75 5,789
Tennessee 75 9,110
Texas 0 0
Utah 0 0
Vermont 19 1,082
Virginia 6 214
Washington 6 237
West Virginia 4 38
Wisconsin 32 7,353
Wyoming 0 0

TOTAL

1109 179,417



FY 2009 WRP Enrollment Data (PDF, 18KB)