Wetlands Reserve Program

To assist landowners in restoring and protecting wetlands on eligible lands on which they agree to enter into a permanent or long-term easement, or a restoration cost-share agreement with the Secretary.

The goal of WRP is to maximize wetland functions and values and wildlife benefits on every

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acre enrolled in the program.

Total acreage enrollment limitation is 2,275,000 acres.

Agency - Department of Agriculture

Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

Office - Consult the local telephone directory for location of the NRCS office.

If no listing, contact the appropriate State NRCS office listed in the NRCS Section of Appendix IV of the Catalog.

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