NEW Support for Sustainable Agriculture!
Are you a County of Barrhead producer considering a project that would benefit the environment? New to The County of Barrhead, ALUS is a community-developed and farmer-delivered program that supports ecosystem services on agricultural land.
ALUS has funding that may be able to help you establish environmentally sustainable projects on your land. ALUS also provides an annual payment for project management and maintenance!
Financial and technical support for ALUS projects may include:
- Fencing creeks and placing offsite waterers
- Vegetation planting to prevent erosion
- Shelterbelt establishment
- Pollinator and wildlife habitat enhancement
ALUS Barrhead-Westlock-Athabasca is guided by an advisory committee, which is primarily made up of local producers. This model ensures that projects are determined at the local level to address priorities for our community.
For more information on eligible projects and opportunities, contact Barrhead-Westlock-Athabasca ALUS coordinator:
County of Barrhead No. 11
5306-49 St, Barrhead, AB