Sustaining agriculture, wildlife and natural spaces - one acre at a time
ALUS helps farmers and ranchers produce ecosystem services on their land. These include cleaner air, cleaner water, flood mitigation, carbon sequestration, species at risk habitat and support for native bees and pollinators.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 Canada. Click on any province for more detail.
Latest ALUS News
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.
Kirk and Gail Bridgeman have raised horses and stewarded their land unfailingly for decades.
Nominations for the 2021 Dave Reid Awards are now open.
Through ALUS, Jim Caley has transformed acres of less productive sandy soil into a flourishing arboreal ecosystem.
The English family create dynamic ecosystems and manage water on their land with ALUS.
With ALUS, Big Rock Bison gets robust outcomes from their ecosystem buffers and mature habitat.
ALUS Canada welcomes its new Associate Hub Manager in Western Canada.
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.