ALUS Rocky View

ALUS Rocky View helps to address environmental issues in southern Alberta through ALUS projects that produce ecosystem services for the community.

 

 

 

ALUS Rocky View helps to address environmental issues in southern Alberta through ALUS projects that produce ecosystem services for the community.

Launched in November 2018 as a partnership between ALUS Canada and Rocky View County, ALUS Rocky View is the 12th ALUS community in Alberta.

Located in southern Alberta, Rocky View County surrounds the City of Calgary on three sides – to the west, north and east—and shares borders with the City of Airdrie, five towns, six rural municipalities and two First Nation Reserves. There are growth and development pressures in the County, but agriculture will continue to be a major economic contributor in this region of approximately one million acres, with more than 1,500 farms including cattle and crops—primarily canola, wheat and barley.

ALUS works closely with landowners to develop and support projects that are best suited to local needs and priorities. The ALUS Rocky View program aims to help address the main environmental issues affecting their area through ALUS projects that produce ecosystem services for the community.

Through their ALUS projects, ALUS Rocky View participants will help to produce cleaner water, cleaner air and more biodiversity, including pollinator habitat, for the benefit of everyone in surrounding communities.

The ALUS Program Coordinator works with farmers and ranchers to help establish these projects, while participants receive annual, per-acre payments for the management and maintenance of these projects on their land.

News & Events in Rocky View

ALUS Canada announces new funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in Alberta

Posted March 25, 2020 in Alberta

PRESS RELEASE | Calgary, Alberta, March 25, 2020 | ALUS Canada’s Western Hub to benefit from nearly $450,000 in new funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership in Alberta (Environmental Stewardship and Climate Change program)
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Nearly $1M in federal funding for aquatic SAR in ALUS Prairie Hub

Posted March 20, 2020 in Manitoba

PRESS RELEASE | Regina, Saskatchewan, March 20, 2020 | ALUS Canada announces nearly $1M in new federal funding for aquatic species at risk in the Prairies
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Intact Announces Support for ALUS

Posted April 25, 2019 in Manitoba

PRESS RELEASE | Montreal, April 25, 2019 – ALUS Canada thanks Intact for nearly $250,000 to fund ALUS projects benefiting Canadian communities in three provinces.
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