Where Agriculture And Nature Meet
ALUS helps farmers and ranchers build nature-based solutions on their land to sustain agriculture and biodiversity for the benefit of communities and future generations.Learn More
See ALUS on the Ground
Active in six provinces to date, the ALUS program links Canada’s natural heritage across agricultural lands. With funding from a variety of sources, ALUS will continue to grow and establish new communities across the country. Click on any province for more detail.
Latest ALUS News
With support from OTF, ALUS participants have delivered targeted ecosystem protection and restoration in six communities across Ontario.
Chris and Vivian Crump are always looking to make their farm work better, which led them on a journey to become environmental stewards.
ALUS, with support from RBC, will scale technology for ecosystem service quantification.
ALUS Rancher-led Efforts to Address Climate Change Scaled Through Collaboration with A&W Canada, Cargill
Sean McGrath’s Round Rock Ranching is a 5th generation family ranch with a taste for sustainability.
ALUS welcomes its new Partnerships Manager, Koral Wysocki, who will help build its network of farming and ranching communities.
Marcus & Sarah Riedner foster happiness, agriculture and ecosystems at their farm, Happiness by the Acre.
Thank you for making a positive impact in 2020. So, here's a snapshot of ALUS’ growth over the past year.
UPA Montérégie and ALUS are celebrating the 5th anniversary of the ALUS Montérégie program.
With its support for ALUS, APOS contributes solutions for enhancing and creating habitat across the province.
Generous funding from public and private sources enables ALUS to put green infrastructure projects on the agricultural landscape. Our supporters help create pollinator hedgerows in Ontario, shelterbelts in Alberta, wetlands in the Prairies, wildlife habitat in Quebec, clean streams in PEI, and much more across Canada.Click here to find out more about ALUS supporters
ALUS in Action
ALUS projects establish pollinator habitat, improve wetlands, protect waterways, plant trees and shrubs, and much more.See ALUS in action on the ground
ALUS proudly recognizes Delta Waterfowl as a Foundational Partner. Delta was instrumental in launching the first-ever ALUS pilot project, which took place in Blanshard, Manitoba, from 2006 to 2009, and the second ALUS pilot, in Norfolk, Ontario, which remains the longest continually running ALUS program in Canada. Delta also co-wrote the “ALUS bible,” which laid out the original principles of the program.