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Chris and Vivian Crump: How to Make Your Farm Work Better

Chris and Vivian Crump: How to Make Your Farm Work Better

Chris and Vivian Crump are always looking to make their farm work better, which led them on a journey to become environmental stewards.Chris and Vivian Crump. (Photo: Huff Media) In 2000, when Chris and Vivian Crump began to raise cattle and farm the land in Ilderton,...

ALUS Partnerships Lead Lake Erie Basin Impacts

ALUS Partnerships Lead Lake Erie Basin Impacts

Harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie from 2017. Image from NASA Earth Observatory, by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. With funding from RBC Tech for Nature, ALUS will work with the University of Guelph’s Dr. Wanhong Yang to leverage a...

Jim Caley: Soil Erosion Be Gone

Jim Caley: Soil Erosion Be Gone

Through ALUS, Jim Caley has transformed acres of less productive sandy soil into a flourishing arboreal ecosystem. Like many ALUS participants, Jim is a grain and oil seed producer. His company, Caley’s Grain, is located Southeast of Port Elgin, Ontario, where he...

Heather and Mark Shouldice: Buffing up the Land

Heather and Mark Shouldice: Buffing up the Land

With ALUS, Big Rock Bison gets robust outcomes from their ecosystem buffers and mature habitat. For more than six years, Mark Shouldice, with the help of his wife Heather and their children Ty and Ellie, has built Big Rock Bison, an environmentally-minded...