About Us

ALUS Canada: Sustaining agriculture, wildlife and natural spaces for all Canadians—one acre at a time.

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ALUS Canada is a national charitable organization that supports the delivery of the ALUS program across the country. ALUS was originally an acronym for “Alternative Land Use Services,” reflecting the concept that farmers and ranchers can use their land in an alternative way to produce ecosystem services that benefit Canadians. Today, the program has evolved into a truly national and bilingual organization named “ALUS Canada” in both official languages. Click the links below to find out more about the team at ALUS, the history of the organization, awards earned by the program, ALUS Canada’s major supporters, and career opportunities with ALUS Canada.


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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

  • History

    Founded in 2006 and relaunched in 2016, ALUS Canada sustains agriculture, wildlife and natural spaces for all Canadians—one acre at a time. 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

  • 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