About Us

Reuniting agriculture and nature for communities and future generations.

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ALUS helps farmers and ranchers build nature-based solutions on their landto sustain agriculture and biodiversity for the benefit of communities and future generations. ALUS (originally an acronym for “Alternative Land Use Services”) provides direct financial and technical support to a network of farmers and ranchers who deliver ecosystem services in their communities, such as cleaner air, cleaner water, carbon sequestration, erosion control, flood mitigation, pollinator support and wildlife habitat.


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  • What Is ALUS?

    Learn more about the ALUS program, vision, mission, principles, current statistics and FAQ.

  • Our Team

    ALUS Canada has a small group of dedicated Board members, directors and staff who work to support the delivery of the ALUS program in communities across Canada. Meet our staff

  • Careers

    Come work for ALUS! We are a national not-for-profit organization with a unique vision, mission and culture. Our small team of highly skilled self-starters thrives in a decentralized work environment based in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. See our current opportunities

  • History

    ALUS has long been investing in farmers and ranchers to produce acres of clean air, clean water, wildlife habitat and other ecosystem services in their communities. Read more about our history

  • Awards

    ALUS Canada's program, staff and participants receive numerous awards and honours. Here are a few awards we are very proud of. View our array of awards

  • Supporters

    We are grateful for generous contributions from public and private sources who help ALUS put green infrastructure projects on the agricultural landscape. View our supporters