/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Launch of the First-Ever ALUS Program in Québec/

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Aug. 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Active in six provinces, the ALUS program helps farmers and ranchers produce ecosystem services, such as clean air, clean water and wildlife habitat, on their land, for the benefit of everyone. To date, ALUS Canada has invested nearly $2.8M in 19 farm communities, where participants have established nearly 18,200 acres.

And now, ALUS Canada and the Fédération de l'UPA de Montérégie are thrilled to invite you help launch the first-ever ALUS program in Québec.



When :

Wednesday, August 10, 10 a.m.

Where :

Maison de l'UPA, salle du Conseil général
555 Roland-Therrien Blvd., Longueuil, Québec  J4H 3Y9


What :

Local press conference and guided tour of an ALUS project

When :

Wednesday, August 10, 1:30 p.m.

Where :

Farm of one of the first ALUS participants in Quebec, Jules Malouin
2325, rang du Cordon, Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Québec, J0L 2B0



For further information: Bridget Wayland, Communications Director, ALUS Canada, 450 298-1003 / Cell : 514 770-3001, bwayland@alus.ca, alus.ca ; Chantal Legault, Conseillère en communications, Fédération de l'UPA de la Montérégie, 450 454-5115, poste 6233 / Cell : 514 210-5968, clegault@upa.qc.ca, upamonteregie.ca

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