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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A tree is defined as a woody plant which can attain 4,5 meters in height. The present list enumerates 25 native tree species found in our area. Shrubs are not included.

Balsam fir is the provincial tree of New Brunswick and is very common in the Cocagne Watershed.


Upcoming activities

POSTPONED UNTIL JAN 20: Seed-cleaning tools and beyond !

Date: Saturday,  January 13th,  2018 (Snow date: January 20th)
Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Location: Centre 50 de Cocagne - 10 Villa Road, Cocagne NB E4R 3M6

Please note this workshop will be presented in French only, but with bilingual speakers (i.e. questions may be posed in either language)

Learn how to properly clean your own seeds, using PCDSG's hand-made tools and equipment including our wind-column seed cleaner, which works fantastically for a variety of seeds that are otherwise difficult and time-consuming to clean and sort out (grains, beans, seeds for sprouting, etc). Other tools include various sieves, baskets, flail, fans, and more. In case of a storm, the snowdate will be January 20th.

January 20: Les Cocagneries 2018

In collaboration with the Centre 50 of Cocagne and the parish committee, we are organizing a series of 3 Old Fashion Community Suppers at $10/person. Tickets will be sold in advance (200 limit). You can eat in or take out if you prefer. They will be held at Centre 50 in Cocagne January 20th, February 17th and March 17th. Storm date: following Saturday. January 20, 2018 menu: fried smelts, mashed or boiled potatoes, vegetables, blueberry cake, tea, coffee. 

These suppers are fundraisers for the Cocagne Saint-Pierre Church. Come one, come all!

For more information, please contact the Rural Community of Cocagne

January 29: The Process of Adaptation to Climate Change in the Cocagne-Grande-Digue Community

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8:00 PM
Location: Notre Centre in Grande-Digue (468 route 530, Grande-Digue, NB)

A public presentation will be held Monday, January 29, at the Notre centre in Grande-Digue to share the results of an interdisciplinary research, particularly in social sciences, stemming from the ARTisticc project (Adaptation Research, a Trans-Disciplinary Transnational Community and Policy Centred Approach).

February 8: Prepare for your funeral (date subject to change)

The Green Burials and Natural Cemeteries Committee is currently organizing this free workshop. Please check our website regularly: details coming soon !

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures