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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July 6, 2020

New Brunswick - The authors of the Transition Pact (June 2020) offer us 101 ideas for recovery, including ideas against food waste (in French).

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October 18, 2019

 

Cocagne - Since the beginning of October 2019, several students from Cocagne, Grande-Digue and Notre-Dame schools have been planting trees on their schoolyard and in the community in collaboration with the Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (PCSDG).

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April 8, 2020

 

Cocagne - Shorebirds face many challenges and there are simple tips to better protect them according to the inventory conducted in 2019 by Denise Maillet, coordinator of the SENB Piping Plover Project at Birds Canada.

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August 21, 2019

Cocagne - This summer during Acadian World Congress in Cocagne, more than 60 people visited the PCSDG booth at the marina of Cocagne. People shared with us their concerns and advice regarding the changing climate. These comments will inform the climate change adaptation plan for the Cocagne watershed. In addition, visitors have discovered Monarch butterflies in caterpillar, chrysalis and adult form.

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January 29, 2020

Grande Digue - Last week, thanks to the Gaia project educational program, 3rd year students in Mrs. Josée's class and 5th year students in Mrs. Joline class carried out a one-day audit of waste produced at school in order to better understand the different types of waste and possibly create a waste management plan.

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July 18, 2019

Dieppe - As part of this workshop we explored Dre Catherine Mah's evaluations from the Dalhousie University Food Policy Lab in conjunction with the organization SENB Foods about municipal food policies.

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Nov 19, 2019

Sackville - The Monarch butterfly generated a lot of interest during the presentation of the Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (GDDPC) at the Mount Allison University Watershed Caucus meeting this November.



THE 11TH OF JUNE 2019

We had a meeting at the Cocagne marina to talk about the adaptation of climate change in Cocagne and Grande-Digue.

Upcoming activities

August 28, 2020 - Living shorelines workshop with Rosemarie Lohnes

A theoretical and practical workshop on a natural approach to dealing with coastal erosion will be presented in Shediac by Rosmarie Lohnes of Helping Nature Heal inc.

This approach, called "Living Shorelines", is done manually with minimal mechanical intervention. It improves the health of the coastal ecosystem while protecting your property.

Come and learn more about the theory and practice of this proven ecological method, which represents an environmentally friendly alternative to fixed structures or rip rap.

Friday, August 28th
Theoretical session: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Shediac Multipurpose Centre, 58 Festival Street.
Lunch break: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Please bring your lunch.
Hands-on session: 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm - The location will be announced in the morning at the workshop.

The workshop will be organized in accordance with Covid-19 prevention measures. Please bring your mask. Facebook event here.

For more information :

Rémi Donelle, Shediac Bay Watershed Association
Tel: (506) 506-533-8880 E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or

Julie Cormier, Director, Vision H2O
Tel:  (506) 577-2071    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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