Definition of Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)

Definition of Wetland Reserve Program (WRP)

The Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) is a voluntary program administered by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Landowners, usually farmers, receive financial incentives and technical support to restore, protect and enhance wetlands on their property. The goal of the program is to achieve greater wetland functioning, establish long-term conservation and to create wildlife habitat