ALUS – Saskatchewan Assiniboine Project (ASAP)

The ALUS Saskatchewan Assiniboine Project (ASAP) was created in 2015. In its very first year of operation, ASAP signed up eight producers representing a total of 285 acres, and established a waiting list for potential future projects.

 

 

 

The ALUS Saskatchewan Assiniboine Project (ASAP) was created in 2015. In its very first year of operation, ASAP signed up eight producers representing a total of 285 acres, and established a waiting list for potential future projects.

As it expands, ASAP aims to utilize the ALUS model to preserve, protect and enhance natural habitat in the Assiniboine watershed.

ASAP is supported by the the Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association (SaskFSA), an organization dedicated to ensuring that farmers can optimize efficiency in an environmentally acceptable and sustainable manner, and the Assiniboine Watershed Stewardship Association (AWSA), an independent, non-profit organization that is dedicated to protecting and enhancing source water in the Assiniboine River Watershed.

 

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One of ASAP’s original wetland projects, established in 2015.

News & Events in ASAP

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Posted November 10, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada’s October 2018 Field Conference proves that Prairie spirits cannot be dampened by unseasonably cold weather.
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The 2018 ALUS Canada Producer Innovation Award

Posted June 12, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

Congratulations to Joe Csoff, ALUS Norfolk participant and PAC member, for receiving the 2018 ALUS Canada Producer Innovation Award
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The 2018 Weston Family Ecosystem Innovation Award

Posted June 13, 2018 in Saskatchewan

Congratulations to Dr. Wanhong Yang, recipient of the 2018 Weston Family Ecosystem Innovation Award.
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Job Well Done

Posted July 9, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada recognizes impact of Dave Reid, Director of Research and ALUS pioneer whose retirement was announced on June 6, 2018.
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Growing Change

Posted June 30, 2018 in Saskatchewan

Ecosystem services are among the most valuable commodities produced by ALUS participants Garry and Lynn Richards on their Saskatchewan family farm.
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Supporters

ASAP is made possible through the generous donations of the following organizations:
The W. Garfield Weston Foundation (via ALUS Canada)
National Conservation Plan (via ALUS Canada)

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