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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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.

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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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8 June 2019

Cocagne - There was a natural dyeing workshop where we created natural dye and tried in on diffrents types of fabric. This workshop took place at the Marcel Goguen farm in Cocagne on June 8, 2019. Several people participated in this colorful activity. This is the first activity in the "Colors of the Country" project.

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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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May 29, 2019

Cocagne - Environment, Community, Health Observatory Network (ECHO) held its annual conference and Cocagne hosted researchers and partners from British Columbia, Alberta and New Brunswick on May 29 2019.

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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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May 30, 2019

 

South-East NB - This spring, the Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (PCSDG) in collaboration with the Cap-Pelé and Beaubassin watershed group, Vision H2O installed more than 20 nestboxes for tree swallows that were manufactured by Louis- Émile Cormier, naturalist of Cocagne.

Upcoming activities

Jan 18, 2020 - Nature Trust NB presentation

Hosted by the garden club `In Giardino`
Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Shediac Multipurpose Center, 58 Festival Street in Shediac NB E4P 1S4
A free will offering will be appreciated to defray expenses
Doors and cash bar will open at 12H30

Jan 18, 2020 - Community dinner - Fried smelts

Organized by Cocagneries and Center 50 de Cocagne
5:00 p.m. 
$ 12 per person, tickets for sale at E.A. Melanson and Cocagne Variety
Fundraiser for St-Pierre de Cocagne Church

Feb 12, 2020 - FREE! Understanding 5G technology

6.30 p.m.
Place to be confirmed
Understanding 5G technology: the why, the how, the impact on health and learning to protect yourself /> With Laurence Marie and Rachelle Poirier
Film in English, animators speak French

Feb 15, 2020 - Cocagne Winter Carnival

Community breakfast with students of Blanche Bourgeois School at Center 50
Old-fashioned dinner at Center 50, $ 12 per person
Other activities will be added. If you have any suggestions or you can offer help, please don't hesitate to contact Marcelle Paulin, director of the rural community of Cocagne 576-2202

March 7, 2020 - Seed swap

Co-organized by the garden club `In Giardino` and the GDDPC
10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Center 50, 10 rue Villa in Cocagne
Introduction to seed saving
If you do not bring seeds to exchange, but you want to take seeds, admission is $ 5
Please bring your seeds to exchange, clearly identified.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

 

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures