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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Odocoileus (Chevreuil/Cariacou/Cerf de Virginie)

  • Did you know that the White-tailed Deer can communicate with 13 different sounds?
  • The White-tailed deer lives in fields, in clearings or in regrowth areas. In winter, when the snow is deep, they shelter under conifer trees that also supply them with food.
  • Deers are vegetarians. Food is abundant in summer. In winter, they feed on small branches, lichen and if there is a little snow, they will dig to find plants to eat.
  • Humans, coyotes, dogs, lynx and bears are among their predators.
  • The best time for deer sightings is early morning, evening and early night.
  • Did you know that fawns walk only minutes after birth?
  • You must be 16 yr-old to get a deer hunting licence in New Brunswick. Consult the Provincial Hunting Guide for more information.
  • In 2009, 49,629 New-Brunswick residents had hunting licences and killed 5,060 deers, 2,720 fewer than the 2008 harvest of 7,780 deers. The fall of 2009 was the warmest deer-hunting season in over two decades.

Biodiversity goals in this province include the conservation of genetics, species and ecosystem diversity of New Brunswick as well as the sustainable use and development of our biological resources. The White-tailed deer is an integral part of the ecosystem of this province.

Actions-interactions
  • Make your own video and propose it to Hinterland Who's Who. (The new Hinterland Who’s Who series with its accompanying Web site will rebuild the connection thousands of Canadians made with wildlife through the original series.)
  • Do not feed wild animals.
  • Protect your crops by erecting a fence.
  • Send your observations to the Pays de Cocagne Sustainable Development Group.


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Upcoming activities

Jan 18, 2020 - Nature Trust NB presentation

Hosted by the garden club `In Giardino`
Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Shediac Multipurpose Center, 58 Festival Street in Shediac NB E4P 1S4
A free will offering will be appreciated to defray expenses
Doors and cash bar will open at 12H30

Jan 18, 2020 - Community dinner - Fried smelts

Organized by Cocagneries and Center 50 de Cocagne
5:00 p.m. 
$ 12 per person, tickets for sale at E.A. Melanson and Cocagne Variety
Fundraiser for St-Pierre de Cocagne Church

Feb 12, 2020 - FREE! Understanding 5G technology

6.30 p.m.
Place to be confirmed
Understanding 5G technology: the why, the how, the impact on health and learning to protect yourself /> With Laurence Marie and Rachelle Poirier
Film in English, animators speak French

Feb 15, 2020 - Cocagne Winter Carnival

Community breakfast with students of Blanche Bourgeois School at Center 50
Old-fashioned dinner at Center 50, $ 12 per person
Other activities will be added. If you have any suggestions or you can offer help, please don't hesitate to contact Marcelle Paulin, director of the rural community of Cocagne 576-2202

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
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.

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The Pays de Cocagne in pictures

 

The Pays de Cocagne in pictures