Wetlands Reserve Program payments in New York totaled $11.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in New York Receiving Wetlands Reserve Program payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Wetlands Reserve Program
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1New York NRCS$6,717,78561.3%61.3%
2Madison County, New York$990,5199.0%70.4%
3Saint Lawrence County, New York$720,0396.6%76.9%
4Livingston County, New York$293,3812.7%79.6%
5Lewis County, New York$233,4242.1%81.7%
6Cattaraugus County, New York$190,7871.7%83.5%
7Jefferson County, New York$179,9341.6%85.1%
8Oneida County, New York$176,1181.6%86.7%
9Otsego County, New York$140,8301.3%88.0%
10Genesee County, New York$107,0751.0%89.0%
11Sullivan County, New York$95,7260.9%89.9%
12Wayne County, New York$93,5970.9%90.7%
13Chautauqua County, New York$89,8160.8%91.6%
14Steuben County, New York$89,5300.8%92.4%
15Broome County, New York$84,8040.8%93.1%
16Allegany County, New York$75,8550.7%93.8%
17Onondaga County, New York$72,5300.7%94.5%
18Cayuga County, New York$55,8800.5%95.0%
19Montgomery County, New York$53,9060.5%95.5%
20Rensselaer County, New York$51,7750.5%96.0%
21Monroe County, New York$50,6250.5%96.4%
22Oswego County, New York$43,8020.4%96.8%
23Chemung County, New York$39,2040.4%97.2%
24Orleans County, New York$36,7850.3%97.5%
25Fulton County, New York$34,2320.3%97.8%
26Herkimer County, New York$33,7830.3%98.1%
27Franklin County, New York$32,2630.3%98.4%
28Columbia County, New York$22,2640.2%98.6%
29Wyoming County, New York$20,9270.2%98.8%
30Schoharie County, New York$18,2150.2%99.0%
31Tompkins County, New York$14,2470.1%99.1%
32Tioga County, New York$12,6500.1%99.3%
33Dutchess County, New York$11,0340.1%99.4%
34Putnam County, New York$6,9940.1%99.4%
35Delaware County, New York$6,6710.1%99.5%
36Seneca County, New York$6,6690.1%99.5%
37Cortland County, New York$6,6050.1%99.6%
38Albany County, New York$6,5020.1%99.7%
39Ulster County, New York$5,9020.1%99.7%
40Erie County, New York$5,7500.1%99.8%
41Washington County, New York$5,6650.1%99.8%
42Niagara County, New York$5,5000.1%99.9%
43Schuyler County, New York$4,6060.0%99.9%
44Yates County, New York$3,7820.0%99.9%
45Chenango County, New York$1,0650.0%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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