Read all about it! All the latest ALUS activities, events and accomplishments, and profiles of our ALUS supporters, communities, farmers and ranchers.

A Match Made in Manitoba

Posted January 31, 2020 in Manitoba

ALUS LSR participants Gord and Marg Hammell partnered with both ALUS and the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation to enhance nature on their farmland, a great representation of ALUS Canada’s integrated approach to land stewardship.
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Thinking About Future Generations

Posted December 21, 2019 in Quebec

How ALUS helps Quebec farmer Oliver Martin ensure his land produces habitat for turtles, fish, frogs, pollinators, birds and other wildlife, while also benefitting his family and communities downstream for generations to come.
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From Pioneering Participants to Repeat Customers

Posted December 20, 2019 in Alberta

Meet Charlie and Theresa Maltais, ALUS Brazeau’s original participants, who have devoted 50+ acres to the production of cleaner water in Alberta’s Modeste subwatershed.
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Flood Prevention in Eastern Ontario

Posted December 19, 2019 in Ontario

ALUS Ontario East’s 2019 tour successfully raised awareness with local residents, landowners, farmers and municipal councils, as ALUS participants explained how and why they do what they do.
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Give Them What They Really Need!

Posted November 30, 2019 in Alberta

Make a meaningful donation in honour of someone special: ALUS Canada’s seasonal fundraising campaign supports vulnerable wildlife species and ecosystems that thrive on ALUS projects.
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Quebec Hosts ALUS Canada’s National Field Conference

Posted November 8, 2019 in Quebec

More than 50 ALUS coordinators, PAC members, participants and staff from 25 ALUS communities across Canada took part in this year’s national conference, held in Montérégie, Quebec.
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TD Bank Group sponsors launch of New Acre™ Project, ALUS Canada’s innovative corporate-sponsorship program.

Posted October 29, 2019 in Quebec

TD Bank Group named as launch sponsor of ALUS’ innovative corporate-sponsorship program: PRESS RELEASE | Toronto, October 29, 2019 | With a two-year commitment of $220,000 through their corporate citizenship platform, The Ready Commitment, TD will help ALUS roll out the New Acre™ Project, expand its bilingual materials and raise awareness across the country.
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ALUS Canada and Government of Manitoba’s GROW program increase conservation funding

Posted October 22, 2019 in Manitoba

PRESS RELEASE | Glenlea, Manitoba, October 22, 2019 | ALUS Canada and Government of Manitoba’s GROW program increase conservation funding in the province.
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ALUS Montérégie announces $160,000 from FARR

Posted August 27, 2019 in Quebec

At a press conference in Saint-Liboire on August 27, 2019, the Montérégie UPA Federation and ALUS Canada thanked Quebec’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MAHM) for providing $160,000 for ALUS Montérégie program through FARR.
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Liaise and Learn

Posted July 31, 2019 in Ontario

Vital role of farmer liaisons highlighted at an ALUS training workshop funded by OTF and attended by nearly all ALUS program coordinators, farmer liaisons and Partnership Advisory Committee (PAC) members in Ontario.
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Partnership helps grassland birds in PEI

Posted July 15, 2019 in Prince Edward Island

ALUS PEI's successful pilot project for grassland bird conservation receives additional funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada.
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A step forward for agriculture and the environment

Posted July 12, 2019 in Quebec

A step forward for agriculture and the environment: ALUS Montérégie expands into the Pierre-de-Saurel RCM | PRESS RELEASE | SAINTE-VICTOIRE-DE-SOREL, JULY 12, 2019.
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ALUS wetland projects bolstered by Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

Posted July 5, 2019 in Saskatchewan

PRESS RELEASE  | REGINA, July 5, 2019 | Lake Winnipeg Basin Program announces nearly $140,000 for ALUS Canada in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
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Press Release: ALUS Canada Presents 2019 Dave Reid Awards

Posted June 4, 2019 in Alberta

On June 4, 2019, ALUS Canada presented the Dave Reid Award to farmers and ranchers for excellence and innovation in producing ecosystem services.
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The 2019 Dave Reid Awards

Posted June 4, 2019 in Alberta

ALUS participants Tom and Margaret Towers receive the 2019 Dave Reid Award for innovation in the production of ecosystem services on Tamara Ranch.
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Considerable Dexterity

Posted May 3, 2019 in Prince Edward Island

ALUS participants Mike and Evelyn Lafortune raise Dexter cattle while improving the environment in North Milton, Prince Edward Island.
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Rhonda King joins ALUS Canada

Posted May 2, 2019 in Alberta

PRESS RELEASE | ALUS Canada is proud to welcome a new staff member, Rhonda King, who came on board last month as our Western Canada Lead.
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A Season of Growth

Posted April 26, 2019 in Alberta

ALUS is growing! View an infographic of ALUS Canada’s impact on the ground so far (national statistics updated April 1, 2019).
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Intact Announces Support for ALUS

Posted April 25, 2019 in Alberta

PRESS RELEASE | Montreal, April 25, 2019 – ALUS Canada thanks Intact for nearly $250,000 to fund ALUS projects benefiting Canadian communities in three provinces.
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A Taste of ALUS at Queen’s Park

Posted April 13, 2019 in Ontario

ALUS Canada and MPP Toby Barrett hosted a special reception at Queen’s Park on March 2019 in support of ALUS in Ontario.
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VIDEO: Fully Implementing Wetland Policy in Alberta

Posted March 20, 2019 in Alberta

Speaking at the Edmonton Convention Centre on March 20, 2019, ALUS Canada’s CEO, Bryan Gilvesy, presented creative solutions to wetland restoration at the Rural Municipalities of Alberta’s Spring Convention.
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Chatham-Kent launches the 23rd ALUS community in Canada

Posted March 9, 2019 in Ontario

The Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority held a jam-packed breakfast event on February 28, 2019, to officially launch the new ALUS Chatham-Kent program.
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Celebrating ALUS Peterborough

Posted March 2, 2019 in Ontario

ALUS Canada and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters officially launched the ALUS Peterborough program in October 2018.
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Putting Modeste to the Test

Posted February 9, 2019 in Alberta

Work is on track for the Modeste Natural Infrastructure Project, whose first annual meeting was held in Edmonton February 5, 2019.
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ALUS participants win 2018 OTIS awards

Posted February 5, 2019 in Alberta

Battle River Watershed Alliance recognized outstanding stewardship work of Alana and Justin Schamber (ALUS Wetaskiwin-Leduc), and Marie and Don Ruzicka (ALUS Flagstaff).
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Care Runs in the Family

Posted January 30, 2019 in Alberta

ALUS Red Deer County participants Kevin and Roxanne Ziola manage 21 ALUS projects on Iron Kreek Ranch, a 1,600-acre cow/calf and lamb operation in Alberta .
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Flexible and Strong in Saskatchewan

Posted December 22, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS WUQWATR participants Larry and DeLee Grant produce wildlife habitat and other ecosystem services in Saskatchewan.
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The Nature of Meadowlea

Posted December 15, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS Lambton participants Scott and Susan Stephens maintain eight ALUS projects on environmentally sensitive parcels of land on Meadowlea Farms.
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ALUS Montérégie annual cheque presentation

Posted December 11, 2018 in Quebec

PRESS RELEASE | SAINT-HYACINTHE, DECEMBER 11, 2018 | At the annual cheque presentation event, ALUS Montérégie thanked 21 local farmers for their commitment to improving the environment.
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The Next Generation of Conservation in the West

Posted December 1, 2018 in Alberta

Calgary business leaders celebrate strong support for ALUS Canada in Alberta, where ranchers produce cleaner air, cleaner water and wildlife habitat for all.
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How to Fit a Forest Under the Tree

Posted November 27, 2018 in Alberta

ALUS Canada launches 2018 seasonal giving campaign. Don’t delay, the deadline for your 2018 charitable contribution tax receipt is December 31!
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Building resilience

Posted November 17, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada co-organized the country’s first-ever Natural Infrastructure Forum in November 2018.
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Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

Posted November 10, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada’s October 2018 Field Conference proves that Prairie spirits cannot be dampened by unseasonably cold weather.
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Story to Tell

Posted November 6, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Red Deer County produced a wonderful collection of digital stories told by local farmers, ranchers and residents with a connection to land and water.
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Bumper Crop

Posted October 28, 2018 in Alberta

This ALUS Parkland eco-buffer project produces ecosystem services at the Edmonton Corn Maze in Spruce Grove, Alberta.
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It Takes a Village

Posted October 20, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS works closely with many organizations across Canada. In September, 2018, we celebrated collaboration in Ontario.
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Pride and Hard Work

Posted October 13, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS WUQWATR participants Murray and Warren Wild steward acres of native grasslands, wetlands and riparian zones in Saskatchewan.
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Making Great Strides

Posted October 6, 2018 in Alberta

ALUS Lacombe County hosted their first-ever public tour in July 2018.
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Katherine Balpataky joins ALUS Canada

Posted October 1, 2018 in Alberta

ALUS Canada is proud to announce the hiring of Katherine Balpataky as Director of Corporate Partnerships and Business Development
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True Blue

Posted September 29, 2018 in Alberta

Meet dedicated ALUS Norfolk participants Clen and Angelle Van Kleef.
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A New Conversation

Posted September 22, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

P.E.I. ALUS Coordinator Shawn Hill shows ALUS Canada around the Island in the wake of a new partnership announcement.
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ALUS Canada Funds Grassland Bird Conservation in PEI

Posted September 11, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

PRESS RELEASE | CHARLOTTETOWN, SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 | ALUS Canada Funds Grassland Bird Conservation in PEI
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Deep Roots in Manitoba

Posted September 8, 2018 in Manitoba

Touring ALUS projects in the Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District offers a peek at the bright future of the ALUS program in Manitoba
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ALUS Wetland Tour in Alberta

Posted September 1, 2018 in Alberta

Alberta Environment and Parks and partner agencies joined ALUS for a special tour of ALUS Parkland projects in the Modeste subwatershed.
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Movald Farm Makes an Impact

Posted August 25, 2018 in Alberta

Producing ecosystem services on a fifth-generation farm in Brazeau County, Alberta
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Posted August 18, 2018 in Saskatchewan

ALUS WUQWATR participants Terry and Lynda Mearns enjoy a wildlife haven while retaining water on the landscape, naturally.
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Urban Meadow

Posted August 11, 2018 in Alberta

ALUS Canada supports SAIT’s Indigenous Plant Species Biome garden in Calgary.
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Wild at Heart

Posted August 4, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS Norfolk participants Kathryn and Michael Boothby are on a mission to create wildlife habitat that benefits the natural world around them.
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Western Summit

Posted July 28, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS Flagstaff hosted 22 members of ALUS Canada’s Western Hub for two jam-packed days of learning, collaboration and problem-solving in Alberta.
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Environment and Climate Change Canada grants ALUS Canada $600,000 to improve Lake Erie water quality

Posted July 19, 2018 in Ontario

PRESS RELEASE – PORT COLBORNE, July 19, 2018 — Environment and Climate Change Canada grants ALUS Canada $600,000 to improve Lake Erie water quality.
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Sowing the Seeds of Conservation

Posted July 14, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS shows students how—and why—to collect native wildflower seed in their communities.
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Job Well Done

Posted July 9, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS Canada recognizes impact of Dave Reid, Director of Research and ALUS pioneer whose retirement was announced on June 6, 2018.
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Blue Skies From Now On

Posted July 7, 2018 in Alberta

Three ALUS programs in Alberta won the 2018 Blue Skies Award for taking exemplary steps to improve air quality in central Alberta.
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Growing Change

Posted June 30, 2018 in Saskatchewan

Ecosystem services are among the most valuable commodities produced by ALUS participants Garry and Lynn Richards on their Saskatchewan family farm.
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ALUS Canada Funds Grassland Bird Conservation in PEI

Posted June 22, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

PRESS RELEASE—ALUS Canada and the Government of Prince Edward Island have signed a landmark agreement to help conserve threatened grassland bird species on Prince Edward Island.
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The 2018 Weston Family Ecosystem Innovation Award

Posted June 13, 2018 in Ontario

Congratulations to Dr. Wanhong Yang, recipient of the 2018 Weston Family Ecosystem Innovation Award.
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The 2018 ALUS Canada Producer Innovation Award

Posted June 12, 2018 in Ontario

Congratulations to Joe Csoff, ALUS Norfolk participant and PAC member, for receiving the 2018 ALUS Canada Producer Innovation Award
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ALUS Canada and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation present Innovation Awards for ecosystem services

Posted June 6, 2018 in Ontario

PRESS RELEASE—Tillsonburg, June 6, 2018: ALUS Canada and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation today presented the 2018 Innovation Awards, which recognize researchers and producers of ecosystem services on Canadian farms and ranches.
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ALUS Ambassadors

Posted May 25, 2018 in Ontario

ALUS Elgin participants Stephen and Katie Hotchkiss are keen on integrating conservation projects in a profitable farm operation
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Meet ALUS Wetaskiwin-Leduc’s first participant, Pearl Gregor

Posted May 12, 2018 in Alberta

Biodiversity is already increasing on the first ALUS projects in Leduc County, Alberta.
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ALUS granted $720,000 by Province for critical flood-prevention work in Alberta

Posted May 3, 2018 in Alberta

ALUS Canada is delighted to announce it has received $720,000 from Alberta Environment and Parks’ Watershed Resiliency and Restoration Program (WRRP).
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Posted April 13, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

Community-minded ALUS participants Jonathan and Katie MacLennan strive to make a difference in West Cape, Prince Edward Island.
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ALUS Wins Watershed Award

Posted April 10, 2018 in Alberta

Four ALUS communities in Alberta received the 2018 Watershed Ambassador Award from the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance
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Embracing ALUS

Posted March 23, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

An architect of the PEI ALUS program describes why it works—taking his own farm as an example.
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What do Holsteins, Wetlands and Wildlife Have in Common?

Posted March 16, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

Learn how ALUS helps the Gallant brothers do more for the environment on their PEI dairy farm.
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Doing More, Through ALUS

Posted March 2, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

With 20 ALUS projects so far, Darren and Brenda Peters are trying to do more for soil conservation on PEI.
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Grandfather and grandson steward their land for future generations in PEI

Posted February 23, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

ALUS helps farmers John Hayden and Will Brown protect water quality and expand wildlife corridors on Circle H Farms in PEI.
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Meet the Farmboys

Posted February 16, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

Young PEI ALUS participants Bryan and Kyle Maynard inspire enthusiasm for agriculture
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Evangeline Keeps the Streams Clean

Posted February 9, 2018 in Prince Edward Island

Learn how ALUS helps produce cleaner water on 600 acres of communal grazing land in PEI.
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ALUS Middlesex Program Gearing Up for 2018

Posted January 10, 2018 in Ontario

Ontario’s newest ALUS community, ALUS Middlesex, is gearing up to hit the ground running in spring 2018.
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Éloge aux producteurs New Acre d’ALUS Canada

Posted December 13, 2017 in Ontario

La productivité et l’innovation des agriculteurs et grands éleveurs, mises de l’avant par l’entremise du projet New AcreMC d’ALUS Canada
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Quebec ALUS farmers receive nearly $11,000 before Christmas

Posted December 12, 2017 in Quebec

Christmas came early for 14 Quebec farmers who, as participants in the ALUS Montérégie program, were presented with their annual payments at a December press conference.
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Energy and Enthusiasm

Posted December 12, 2017 in Alberta

Ten Alberta ALUS communities put their heads together at ALUS Canada’s Western Hub Field Conference 2017.
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Strategizing under Big Skies

Posted October 20, 2017 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada’s 2017 Prairie Hub Field Conference a success in Saskatchewan.
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Fielding All Questions

Posted September 26, 2017 in Quebec

The annual Eastern Hub Field Conference is a golden opportunity for the ALUS team to share experiences, troubleshoot issues, and plan for continued success.
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Meet ALUS participants Mary Ellen King and John King

Posted September 20, 2017 in Ontario

Meet Mary Ellen King and John King, who are carefully stewarding their 1,100-acre farm in Lambton County, Ontario, with a little help from ALUS.
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Ontario Trillium Foundation invests in ALUS

Posted September 19, 2017 in Ontario

On September 19, 2017, ALUS Canada, Ontario Nature and guests celebrated a grant of nearly $700,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to support ALUS in Ontario.
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First-ever ALUS Montérégie field day a success

Posted September 14, 2017 in Quebec

ALUS Canada was proud to join the team at ALUS Montérégie and approximately 35 guests on September 14, 2017, for the first-ever ALUS Montérégie field day.
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David Bissett and ALUS Canada announce great news for environmental conservation on farms and ranches

Posted August 29, 2017 in Alberta

Alberta philanthropist David Bissett and ALUS Canada, A Weston Family Initiative, announced "The Bissett Action Fund," a new $500,000 gift which will support environmental projects on farms and ranches in southern Alberta.
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ALUS welcomes Prime Minister to Saskatchewan

Posted April 27, 2017 in Saskatchewan

Paige Englot, ALUS Canada’s Prairie Hub Manager, helped welcome Prime Minister Trudeau to Gray, Saskatchewan, on April 27, as a guest of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan.
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Students Plant New Acres™ in Ontario

Posted April 24, 2017 in Ontario

High-school students get hands-on lesson in producing beneficial ecosystem services on an ALUS Elgin farm
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ALUS launches Canada 150 campaign on Earth Day

Posted April 22, 2017 in Ontario

On Earth Day, ALUS kicked off its first-ever fundraising campaign, assisted by Canada Helps, the Canadian non-profit that helps connect donors and charities online.
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Drink Mead, Save Bees! ALUS Elgin Benefit Event

Posted April 2, 2017 in Ontario

There was a lot of buzz about ALUS on April 2, 2017, when ALUS Elgin held a bee-themed benefit at the New New Age boutique in southwestern Ontario.
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Meet PEI ALUS participant Dan MacLean

Posted January 27, 2017 in Prince Edward Island

The MacLeans’ riverside ALUS project serves as a wonderful forested wildlife corridor and an effective riparian buffer, helping to keep the Trout River (Tyne Valley) healthy for future generations.
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Plenty of Interest in ALUS at Manitoba AgDays!

Posted January 17, 2017 in Manitoba

ALUS fielded a flood of questions from visitors to the 40th annual Manitoba AgDays on January 17, 2017.
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New ALUS Community in Lacombe County, Alberta

Posted January 12, 2017 in Alberta

On January 12, 2017, ALUS Canada and Lacombe County announced the creation of a new ALUS community in Alberta.
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ALUS Canada Hires Agrologist Howie Bjorge

Posted January 12, 2017 in Alberta

PRESS RELEASE | TILLSONBURG, January 12, 2017—ALUS Canada is proud to announce the hiring of Howie Bjorge as ALUS Canada Agrologist.
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National Launch of ALUS Canada, a Weston Family Initiative

Posted November 4, 2016 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation announce $5M grant to launch a groundbreaking environmental initiative now known as ALUS Canada, A Weston Family Initiative, along with its New Acre™ Project.
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The Innovation Awards

Posted November 1, 2016 in Saskatchewan

The Innovation Awards were created in 2016 to recognize outstanding researchers and innovative producers of ecosystem services on Canadian farms and ranches.
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ALUS Canada Honoured at Clean50 Summit

Posted October 13, 2016 in Ontario

ALUS Canada was honoured with a Clean50 Award and named to the more exclusive “Clean16” category at the Clean50 Summit in Toronto on September 22.
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ALUS Relaunches in Ontario

Posted August 24, 2016 in Ontario

The Ontario relaunch of ALUS Canada, a Weston Family Initiative, was held at Springview Farm in Waterford, Ontario, on August 24, 2016.
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Guided tour of the first ALUS project in Quebec

Posted August 10, 2016 in Quebec

A partnership between ALUS Canada and the Fédération de l’UPA de la Montérégie, the ALUS Montérégie program launched August 10, 2016.
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Invitation: ALUS Launches in Québec

Posted August 10, 2016 in Quebec

Please join ALUS Canada and the Fédération de l’UPA de Montérégie for a very special announcement!
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ALUS Relaunches in Alberta

Posted July 28, 2016 in Alberta

More than 130 people gathered at the Edmonton Corn Maze on July 28, 2016, to celebrate the official relaunch of ALUS Canada, a Weston Family Initative, in Alberta.
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A Bright Future for ALUS in Saskatchewan

Posted June 29, 2016 in Saskatchewan

ALUS Canada's Silton announcement on June 29, 2016, set the stage for a bright future in Saskatchewan.
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ALUS Wins Alberta Emerald Award

Posted June 8, 2016 in Alberta

ALUS Canada won the Shared Footprint Award at 25th annual Alberta Emerald Foundation gala in Calgary, June 8 2016.
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No More Brown Snow: ALUS Farmers Win Sustainable Agriculture Award in PEI

Posted February 17, 2016 in Prince Edward Island

An ALUS farmer in Prince Edward Island (PEI) has been awarded the 2015 Hon Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture.
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ALUS Parkland’s Inaugural Tour a Success!

Posted October 28, 2015 in Alberta

On September 16, 2015, Parkland County hosted their inaugural ALUS tour in partnership with the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA).
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Invitation: ALUS Ontario East Environmental Stewardship Tour

Posted August 19, 2015 in Ontario

Ontario East Alternative Land Use Services Inc. is hosting its first Environmental Stewardship Tour September 2nd, 2015.
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(Video) Meet an ALUS Producer: Steve and Anita Buehner, Norfolk County, Ontario

Posted August 18, 2015 in Ontario

Meet ALUS Canada producers Steve and Anita Buehner of Bonnieheath Estate Lavender & Winery — their passion for the environment can be seen in the many ALUS projects on their farm in Norfolk County, Ontario.
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ALUS Norfolk 10th Annual Environmental Stewardship Tour

Posted July 23, 2015 in Ontario

ALUS Norfolk's 10th Annual Environmental Stewardship tour visited four unique ALUS participant farms in Norfolk County.
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Memorial to ALUS Norfolk’s Gunther Csoff

Posted July 20, 2015 in Ontario

ALUS is sad to mark the passing of ALUS Norfolk's Gunther Csoff (Sept. 22, 1954 – June 14, 2015)
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ALUS Norfolk Engages Environmental Leaders of Tomorrow

Posted June 17, 2015 in Ontario

On May 29, 2015 ALUS Norfolk staff and participants lead 10 students from the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environmental Studies on a tour of ALUS projects.
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ALUS Team Grows in the County of Vermilion River

Posted May 25, 2015 in Alberta

In the County of Vermilion River, ALUS has now grown from its initial demonstration pilot phase into an ongoing program, the first in Alberta.
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ALUS Expands Into Assiniboine Watershed

Posted April 21, 2015 in Saskatchewan

The Assiniboine Watershed Stewardship Association (AWSA) in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Farm Stewardship Association (SaskFS) officially announced on April 14, 2015, the launch of the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) conservation program into its entire watershed area.
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ALUS Expands Into Wascana and Upper Qu’Appelle Watersheds

Posted April 9, 2015 in Saskatchewan

Wascana and Upper Qu’Appelle Watersheds Association Taking Responsibility (WUQWATR) announced today the launch of the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) conservation program into its entire watershed area.
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ALUS Manitoba Selects Initial Projects

Posted March 23, 2015 in Manitoba

The Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District has embraced ALUS and has set up a Partnership Advisory Committee (PAC) made up of local producers, councillors, LSRCD staff and conservation groups.
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ALUS Saskatchewan Founding Partner hosts 86th Annual Convention

Posted February 28, 2015 in Saskatchewan

On February 19-21, 2015 the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation (SWF), a founding partner of ALUS in Saskatchewan, hosted their 86th annual convention in support of wildlife in the province.
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(Video) Meet an ALUS Producer: The Nell family, Saskatchewan

Posted February 17, 2015 in Saskatchewan

Meet Saskatchewan producers Robin and Bill Nell, and see how ALUS Canada projects are making things better for their farm and the environment.
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ALUS Norfolk Participant Named Sustainable Tourism Ambassador of the Year

Posted February 17, 2015 in Ontario

ALUS Norfolk participants Steve & Anita Buehner were recently named the 2014 Sustainable Tourism Ambassador of the year by the Long Point World Biosphere Reserve Foundation.
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ALUS Program Earns Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence

Posted January 22, 2015 in Ontario

The Alternative Land Use Services program was one of nine Ontario entities to earn the 2013 Minister’s Award for Environment Excellence in January.
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ALUS Vermilion River participant Wins Canadian Cattlemen’s Association TESA Award

Posted December 9, 2014 in Alberta

ALUS rancher Sean McGrath of the County of Vermilion River, continues to impress his peers.
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(Video) Meet an ALUS Producer: Keith and Tracy Johnson, Alberta

Posted December 9, 2014 in Alberta

Meet ALUS Canada producers Keith and Tracy Johnson and see how ALUS projects are making things better for their cattle, and the environment, near Red Deer, Alberta
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ALUS Saskatchewan meets with Ranchers Stewardship Alliance

Posted November 28, 2014 in Saskatchewan

On November 20, 2014, ALUS Saskatchewan representatives Jennifer Lockert and Jim Fisher attended a Fee for Service Conservation workshop in Mankota, Saskatchewan to discuss the relationship between cattle ranching, conservation, and environmental stewardship.
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Environment Canada Staff Visit ALUS Site in Manitoba

Posted October 16, 2014 in Manitoba

Environment Canada staff visit ALUS site in the Little Saskatchewan River Conservation District in Manitoba.
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ALUS Bayham Hosts First Farm Tour

Posted June 13, 2014 in Ontario

As one of the new Ontario communities delivering ALUS in 2013, a few new demonstration projects have been established this growing season in the municipality of Bayham.
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ALUS farmers recognized for Environmental Excellence

Posted August 8, 2013 in Ontario

Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) would like to congratulate ALUS farmers Bryan and Cathy Gilvesy of YU Ranch who recently received a Minister’s award for Environmental Excellence, which recognizes outstanding achievement, leadership and innovation in environmental protection.
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ALUS Ontario East Launches Its First Demonstration Site

Posted June 12, 2013 in Ontario

On May 29, 2013, Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) Ontario East inaugurated the first of three demonstration projects on the farm of Jackie and Steven Pemberton (Winchester, Ontario).
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Wetlands Get a Boost in Alberta

Posted April 30, 2013 in Alberta

A new funding source for local wetland restoration has opened in Alberta.
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Alternative Land Use Services Expands In Alberta

Posted April 23, 2013 in Alberta

Delta Waterfowl and Red Deer County have joined forces to establish the third Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) demonstration project in Alberta.
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PEI ALUS Tops 400 Participants

Posted December 7, 2012 in Prince Edward Island

PEI ALUS now boasts more than 400 program participants with 3454 hectares currently enrolled in the province-wide program.
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MacQuarrie Moves to Agriculture, Big Boost for ALUS

Posted June 2, 2012 in Prince Edward Island

John MacQuarrie, the provincial Deputy Minister who brought ALUS to PEI, has moved from the environment department to agricultural.
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Saskatchewan Launches New Conservation Program

Posted December 7, 2011 in Saskatchewan

Four rural municipalities in the Wascana Creek and Qu’Appelle River watersheds announced today they will introduce the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) conservation program.
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$1.5 Million Gift to Norfolk ALUS From The W. Garfield Weston Foundation

Posted December 7, 2011 in Ontario

The Norfolk ALUS team is pleased to announce its expanded partnership with The W. Garfield Weston Foundation.
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