Let's take care of our land of plenty!

The Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group's (PCSDG) mission is to engage citizen participation towards the sustainability of Cocagne watershed communities
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Young piping plover banded at Escuminac this summer. P6, nicknamed Pegasus, managed to get to 20 days and more which means that he went to his first flight giving him a very good chance of survival.

July 30, 2018

South East NB - The SENB Piping Plover Project has visited all beaches where these endangered migratory birds stop to rest, feed and nest. According to the preliminary inventory, 5 nests were successful, 3 nests were lost and 6 adults and 8 chicks were banded.

Tuesday, 15th May 2018 partners for climate change adaption in the Cocagne watershed met in the PCSDG office.
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You see here: - last row: Marcelle Paulin, Roger Desprès and Marc Goguen of Cocagne municipality. Serge LaRochelle of PCSDG, Mélanie Madore of Université de Moncton, Daphné Albert of PCSDG, Jean Goguen of KRSC, Robert Capozi of Climate change secretariat, Jean-Bernard Poirier of Grande Digue, 2nd row: Anne Fauré of Université de Moncton, Serge Dupuis of LSD Grande Digue, Zaheera Denath of ENB, 3rd row: Wiebke Tinney of PCSDG and Guillaume Fortin of Université de Moncton. And the photographer: Omer Chouinard of Université de Moncton.

On Wednesday, June 20, the PCSDG invited people to the marina of Cocagne Marina for a walk & talk "Are you ready for climate change?". Twenty-three people met and discussed adaptation solutions.
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The year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of a crucial law that has been put in place to safeguard migratory bird species in North America. In the spring of 2018, Roland Chiasson of the Aster group will offer training sessions on the identification of habitats and behaviors of forest birds.

This moth which Stuart Tingley photographed on the shingles by his back door on June 16th has been confirmed by experts at the Canadian National Collection of Insects (Collection nationale canadienne d'insectes) in Ottawa as the first Canadian record of a Scribbled Sallow Moth Sympistis perscripta. Capture moth

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Young banded Piping Plover - AX   (seen on the Bouctouche Dune on August 15th 2017)

As Piping Plovers will  start to arrive in Atlantic Canada for the 2018 breeding season, we look forward to a productive summer and would like to share results from the 2017 season in southeastern NB.

This June on Wednesdays at 6:30pm, Serge LaRochelle of PCSDG offers free workshops at the Cocagne community garden. This is a collaboration between the PCSDG and the Cocagne community garden.

June 6, Wednesday - Demonstration "Seed root vegetables - potatoes, carrots, beets"
June 13, Wednesday -  Demonstration "Starting vegetables in planters, garden maintenance"
June 27, Wednesday - Demonstration "Planting fruit vegetables - tomatoes, squash, cukes"
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February 28th 2018


Cocagne –
Over twenty participants gathered at the Centre 50 of Cocagne Wednesday evening to listen to Denise LeBlanc and Raymond Drennan detail possible natural funeral options in New Brunswick.

Upcoming activities

August 22, Wednesday – Public meeting « senior services in Cocagne » - committee MADA

Info : Majella President of committee MADA (506) 227-3769
7:30pm
Centre 50 in Cocagne (10 Villa St), in FRENCH

August 29, Wednesday - 198th board meeting of the PCSDG

6:30 pm
at the PCSDG office, 4585 route 134 in Cocagne

September 13, Thursday – Launch of RAVEN - Rural Action and Voices for the Environment

info : Tracy Glynn This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
3:30pm
Forestry & Geology Building, Room 202, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures