Stephen Smith and his wife Helena introduced sustainable farming and enhanced grazing techniques on Speedwell Farms years ago and continue to do so with support from the Grazing Forward program. Stephen Smith (top right) and his family. In 1906, Stephen’s...
Red Deer County
The ALUS Before and After Photo Contest Showcases Nature-Based Solutions!
ALUS coordinators showcase nature-based solutions at different points in a project’s lifecycle. In 2021, ALUS introduced the Before and After Photo Contest with the aim of encouraging ALUS communities to demonstrate the magnitude of their ecosystem projects....
Daryll and Pam Hirtle: ALUS Trailblazers
Daryll and Pam Hirtle run sheep, goats and cattle on their farm in Red Deer County. They joined ALUS Red Deer County in 2018 after searching for a solution to the impact their herds were having on a creek running through their land.
Josh and Shaelyn Moyer: Building a Better Future with Sustainable Beef Farming
Josh and Shaelyn Moyer use an alternative watering system and rotational grazing to promote sustainable agriculture.