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
There are many valuable resources to help landowners with riparian and shoreline restoration projects. Through the Cocagne Watershed Natural Heritage Conservation Project, the GDDPC has compiled a list of available ressources. Here are just a few examples.

Species at Risk Voluntary Stewardship Practices : Guidance for Restoration Activities in Riparian Areas (2013), Stewardship Centre for British Columbia - themes explored include planting native vegetation; installing large woody debris; creating pits and mounds; creating riparian wetlands.

A living shoreline project : living edge approach to landscape management (2013), Lohnes, R., English - examples of a restoration project with many pictures.

Ecological restoration of degraded habitats : A watershed approach (2006), Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) - instream cover; bank stabilization.

The Shore Primer : A Cottager’s Guide to a Healthy Waterfront (2008), Fisheries and Oceans Canada - protecting a natural shoreline; various restauration techniques.

Upcoming activities

FREE! April 20th, 2021 - Gardening workshop on soil preparation

6.30 p.m.
Centre 50 of Cocagne, 10 Villa Street
With Bernadette Goguen
Join us for an informative workshop and ask your questions about when and how to prepare the garden soil!
Also, we will have nesting boxes for tree swallows for sale and swamp milkweed seeds already stratified (for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators).

April 24th, 2021 - Cocagne community clean-up

in collaboration with the Rural Community of Cocagne and the Kent Regional Services Commission
10:00 a.m. (in case of bad weather, Sunday April 25 at 2:00 p.m.)
at the Pelican restaurant parking lot, near the four corners

All necessary materials will be provided: gloves, bags and snacks.
Together we can make Cocagne a greener place!

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