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
2018 Photo pluvier siffleur et plage
December 6, 2018

Cocagne / Bouctouche - The latest shorebird inventory at the Bouctouche Dune and Cormierville Marsh was conducted this summer by Denise Maillet, coordinator of the SENB Piping Plover Project for Bird Studies Canada.

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.
Capture Causerie 20 juin cercle

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Board members and some GDDPC staff
November 15, 2018

Cocagne - The Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group is almost 20 years old and its board has met for the 200th time on November 7, 2018.

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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October 9, 2018

Cocagne - The Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (PCSDG) is organizing the workshop entitled "Soil, compost and biodynamic preparations" Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10am to 3pm at the Marcel Goguen farm, 475 Cocagne South Rd. in Cocagne, NB E4R 2K2.

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.

Capture pluvier août 2018
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.

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.

Upcoming activities

January 19, 2018 Saturday - Cocagnerie with fried smelts

Storm date: following Saturday
old fashion communit supper
Centre 50, 10 Villa st in Cocagne
$12/person = fundraiser for Saint-Pierre Church
Limited tickets (250) sold at Cocagne Variety and E.A. Melanson
Collaboration between Centre 50 and Cocagne parish committee

January 9, 2019 Wednesday - 201st PCSDG board meeting

6:30pm
PCSDG office
Join us to discuss our initiatives for sustainability in the Pays de Cocagne!

A wildflower meadow for pollinators at the marina of Cocagne!


October 2018

Cocagne - This fall, GDDPC volunteers have planted a wildflower field for pollinators at the Cocagne Marina.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures