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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January 29, 2020

Grande Digue - Last week, thanks to the Gaia project educational program, 3rd year students in Mrs. Josée's class and 5th year students in Mrs. Joline class carried out a one-day audit of waste produced at school in order to better understand the different types of waste and possibly create a waste management plan.

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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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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.

Upcoming activities

Feb 22, 2020 - Grande Digue Carnival

8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Western breakfast and kiosks
$ 8 adult $ 4 child
The GDDPC is here for your questions on climate change adaptation and the "In Giardino" garden club presents wild mushrooms.
Beaver Ski Club Poker Run
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $ 5
See the rest of the program here.

FREE! Feb 6,14,26, 2020 - Start a food business - information session (in French)

Organized by the Bouctouche farmers' market and the Acadie regional development cooperative (CDR-Acadie)
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. lunch included
At the Bouctouche Farmers Market
Find out how to use your talents, passions and cooking skills to create a business!
Register today 506-744-1020 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

March 3, 2020 - Presentation on the Grande Digue dune restoration

7:00 p.m.
Parc Rotary Dieppe
Hosted by Ami.e.s de la Nature Sud-Est

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 with Seeds for Life
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.

April 22nd, 2020 - Earth Day

Garbage clean up in the community
Together we will make our community more beauty
More details to come!

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