Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Illinois totaled $31.8 million from 1995-2017.

Counties in Illinois Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2017

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2017
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Illinois NRCS$29,576,34793.0%93.0%
2Union County, Illinois$500,3641.6%94.6%
3Fayette County, Illinois$364,8971.1%95.7%
4Johnson County, Illinois$187,9700.6%96.3%
5Winnebago County, Illinois$161,2110.5%96.8%
6Henry County, Illinois$137,9030.4%97.2%
7Clark County, Illinois$132,5000.4%97.6%
8Pope County, Illinois$128,7910.4%98.1%
9Greene County, Illinois$124,5770.4%98.4%
10Monroe County, Illinois$113,9120.4%98.8%
11Bureau County, Illinois$59,6250.2%99.0%
12Jasper County, Illinois$58,0270.2%99.2%
13Randolph County, Illinois$48,1380.2%99.3%
14Hancock County, Illinois$42,5590.1%99.5%
15Bond County, Illinois$29,8840.1%99.6%
16Crawford County, Illinois$29,5660.1%99.6%
17Lee County, Illinois$27,1030.1%99.7%
18Lawrence County, Illinois$20,2820.1%99.8%
19Lake County, Illinois$16,8580.1%99.8%
20Alexander County, Illinois$11,2040.0%99.9%
21Boone County, Illinois$9,3860.0%99.9%
22Wayne County, Illinois$6,7680.0%99.9%
23Rock Island County, Illinois$6,3300.0%100.0%
24Marion County, Illinois$5,1360.0%100.0%
25Effingham County, Illinois$3,4210.0%100.0%
26Whiteside County, Illinois$3,3340.0%100.0%
27Morgan County, Illinois$2,8680.0%100.0%
28Saline County, Illinois$5050.0%100.0%
29Fulton County, Illinois$3440.0%100.0%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

 

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