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
Présentateurs
Serge LaRochelle, project manager, Bernadette Goguen, co-chair, Denise Maillet, presenter, Wiebke Tinney, coordinator

March 12, 2019

Cocagne - Denise Maillet, a biologist for Bird Studies Canada, gave a presentation January 30, 2019 at the Maison de la santé of Cocagne outlining the importance of marshes for humans and animals alike. You can watch the video of the presentation on our YouTube channel here (presentation in French).

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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.

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February 15, 2019

Cocagne - The Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group (PCSDG) is involved in a research program called ECHO. The goal is to better understand and address the impacts of resource development on health, the environment, and communities.

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October 2018

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

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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.

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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.

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.

Upcoming activities

March 30, 2019 Saturday - FORUM ON AGRICULTURE value our agricultural sector

A more detailed schedule of the day is under development, organized by the Kent Regional Service Commission (KRSC)
Acadieville Community Center
For more information :
Maurice Maillet, President, (506) 744-0727, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Roger Richard, Member of the Organizing Committee (506) 775-2807, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

April 14, 2019 Sunday - Teachings on planting calendar and the 4 elements

with Rosmary Tayler, from Earth Haven Learning Center
10am to 3pm
Notre Centre, 468 Route 530, Grande Digue NB E4R 5K3
$ 30 dinner included, $ 50 for 2 people from the same household, $ 20 student
Please register and pay to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Interac transfer)

April 27, 2019 Saturday - Actions for the Earth

9am to 5pm

9 to 12am Shoreline clean-up in Cocagne
Meeting in front of the Pelican restaurant
Material and dinner provided!

1 to 2:30pm Workshop Identification of local trees
with Rémi Donelle, meeting at 4599 route 530 in Grande-Digue.
+ Plant your own butterfly garden
with Louis-Émile Cormier and Stuart Tingley

3:30 pm to 5 pm Presentation on energy efficiency of houses
with Robert Robichaud, NB Power Advisor
+ Participate in the energy efficiency program with PCSDG
Location remains to be confirmed.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures