WETLANDS RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM SIGN-UP ENDS JUNE 18

WETLANDS RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM SIGN-UP ENDS JUNE 18

 Nashville, Tennessee–Owners of land along the Mississippi River in Tennessee may be eligible for financial and technical assistance with increasing bottomland forest acreage and enhancing water quality under the Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP), part of the Wetlands Reserve Program. Eligible land is between the Mississippi River and the river’s primary levees. These lands are called “batture” lands and are in the river’s active floodplain.

Landowners enrolling in the voluntary WREP in Tennessee can receive up to $3,150 per acre for placing an easement on the land.  Read more…