Participant Profile
Growing Biodiversity and Resilience for Future Generations

Growing Biodiversity and Resilience for Future Generations

ALUS Chatham-Kent participants, Betty and Allan Hubbell, want their grandchildren to know a world rich in biodiversity Lifelong residents of Chatham-Kent, Betty and Allan have a close relationship to the land. “This land was farmed by my dad since the 1950s, and we...

Larry and Rosanne Bingham, ALUS Trailblazers

Larry and Rosanne Bingham, ALUS Trailblazers

A Dream of Wildlife on their Land In 2011, Larry and Rosanne Bingham purchased 160 acres of land with a dream of retiring in a rural setting. Some fifteen kilometres south of Vermilion, Alberta, they found their deal plot of land. The site they chose is dear to them...

Meet Gene and Emily Plihal, ALUS Trailblazers

Meet Gene and Emily Plihal, ALUS Trailblazers

In Northern Sunrise County, Alberta, a father and daughter are working to preserve wildlife habitat. In 2007, Emily Plihal purchased three quarters of land, primarily to preserve habitat for animals and to restore the natural health of the land. Her father, Gene,...

Ian and Serena Donovan, ALUS Trailblazers

Ian and Serena Donovan, ALUS Trailblazers

Ian and Serena Donovan are improving productivity and biodiversity through their work with ALUS In 2019, Ian and Serena enrolled 12 acres of their fourth-generation, 3,000-acre mixed farm into the ALUS Vulcan program.   Largely producing wheat, barley, canola and...