ALUS – Saskatchewan Assiniboine Project (ASAP)
Where Agriculture and Nature Meet

 

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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ALUS wetland projects bolstered by Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

ALUS wetland projects bolstered by Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

PRESS RELEASE  |  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  | REGINA, July 5, 2019 Lake Winnipeg Basin Program announces nearly $140,000 for ALUS Canada in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. ALUS Canada is thrilled to receive $139,850 in new funding from the Government of Canada’s Lake Winnipeg...

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts: ALUS Canada’s October 2018 Field Conference

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts: ALUS Canada’s October 2018 Field Conference

ALUS Canada’s October 2018 Field Conference proves that Prairie spirits cannot be dampened by the weather. On October 10 and 11, early snow across Manitoba and Saskatchewan made for unexpectedly wintry conditions as ALUS Canada’s Prairie Hub gathered for their 2018...

Garry and Lynn Richard: Growing Change

Garry and Lynn Richard: Growing Change

Ecosystem services are among the most valuable commodities produced by ALUS participants Garry and Lynn Richards on their Saskatchewan family farm. ALUS participants Garry and Lynn Richards produce important ecosystem services on their 4,200-acre farm, with help from...

ALUS ASAP Coordinator

Jesse Nielsen

Jesse Nielsen

29 Second Ave North,
Yorkton, SK
S3N 1G1

[email protected]
306-783-1696

The W. Garfield Weston Foundation (via ALUS Canada)

National Conservation Plan (via ALUS Canada)

Julien Pagé

ALUS Montérégie PAC Chair, and 1st Vice-President of the Montérégie UPA Federation

Christian St-Jacques

Farmer and former President, Fédération de l’UPA de la Montérégie

Charles Boulerice

Farmer, and President, Syndicat de l’UPA la Vallée-du-Richelieu

Florent Raymond

Farmer, Hazen-Bleury et de la Barbotte committee

André Mousseau

Farmer and President, Syndicat de l’UPA Vallée maskoutaine

Martin Berger

Farmer andmember of the Pot au Beurre et AgriClimat project committee

Claude Vasseur

Farmer and former Vice-President, Syndicat de l’UPA du Haut-Richelieu 

Marie-Laure Marcotte

Agronomist at Groupe ProConseil and member of the Huron River committee 

Marcel Comiré

General Manager, COVABAR 

Annie Tremblay

Agronomist at Agri Conseils Maska 

Renée Gagnon

Executive Director, CIME Haut-Richelieu

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