Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in California totaled $3.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in California Receiving Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)
Pct of
1California NRCS$1,992,57360.4%60.4%
2Modoc County, California$408,46712.4%72.8%
3Mendocino County, California$190,4315.8%78.6%
4Santa Barbara County, California$156,2504.7%83.3%
5Yolo County, California$109,7913.3%86.6%
6Glenn County, California$108,2463.3%89.9%
7San Luis Obispo County, California$91,7082.8%92.7%
8San Diego County, California$79,2232.4%95.1%
9Merced County, California$43,7891.3%96.4%
10Tehama County, California$28,4930.9%97.3%
11Solano County, California$16,0210.5%97.8%
12Butte County, California$14,2550.4%98.2%
13Nevada County, California$12,5940.4%98.6%
14Riverside County, California$11,5510.4%98.9%
15Alameda County, California$10,1430.3%99.2%
16Humboldt County, California$8,2330.2%99.5%
17Siskiyou County, California$6,6390.2%99.7%
18San Benito County, California$3,7500.1%99.8%
19Calaveras County, California$3,1000.1%99.9%
20Tulare County, California$2,1000.1%99.9%
21Shasta County, California$1,7100.1%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.


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