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

July 9, 2019 - Extraordinary Cocagne council meeting

6:30 p.m.
17, Marina Road, Unit 2 at Cocagne
extraordinary meeting to consider applications for rezoning

August 3, 2019 - Butterfly observation excursion

In case of rain August 4
10:00a.m to noon
With Stuart Tingley, Louis-Émile Cormier and Richard Perron
Meeting at the entrance to the Cocagne trail, park at Marcial street
Walk round trip 1.5km. Bring your binoculars and mosquito repellent.

August 21, 2019 - Kiosks at the Acadian World Congress in Cocagne

From 11am
Cocagne Marina in Cocagne
We will present our projects, flight of butterflies, climate change discussion and more
Visit us and the other kiosks!

August 25, 2019 - Celebrate Monarch butterflies

2:00pm to 4:00pm
Presentation, labeling and first flight of Monarch butterflies
with Rhéal Vienneau
Meeting at 68 Lover's Lane in Cocagne, in case of rain at GDDPC office 4585 route 134 in Cocagne

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures