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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January 10, 2019

Grande-Digue - Citizens and resource persons met on December 4, 2018 at Notre Center de Grande-Digue to contribute to the development of public consultation for a climate change adaptation plan for the Cocagne watershed.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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October 2018

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

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

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

23rd January, 2019 Wednesday - Stories of Health and Environment - conference series Science 360°

With Dr. Céline Surette, Environmental Scientist
L.J. Cowley Auditorium, Atlantic Science Enterprise Centre
Gulf Fisheries Centre, Fisheries and Oceans Canada
343 University Avenue, Moncton, NB E1C 9B6
More information here

February 5, 2019 - Project exposition at Grande Digue school

9 to 11:30am
365, route 530 in Grande-Digue
7th grader present projects on environment

February 8, 2019 Friday - Science Expo School Blanche-Bourgeois

11:30am to 12:30pm
29, chemin Cocagne Cross in Cocagne

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures