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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According to the « Trees of Knowledge » handbook by Geoffrey A. Ritchie, forest regions of the Maritime Provinces, known as the Acadian Forest, consist of a unique mix of deciduous and coniferous trees. Each species of indigenous tree holds its own specific uses and values. Trees that have grown in the Acadian Forest have adapted well to diverse amplitudes of humidity, soils, climat and relief.

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

On May 1st 1987, the balsam fir (Abies balsamea) was declared the official emblem of New Brunswick. You can find it frequently throughout the Cocagne Watershed.



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Upcoming activities

July 11, 2020 - Butterfly plants to give away

9 to 11 a.m.
at the GDDPC office, 4585 route 134 in Cocagne
Do you want to help the Monarch butterfly? Plant some butterfly plants (swamp milkweed) in your flower bed!
Plants are free, but you can always make a donation.
Thanks for your help!

July 8, 2020 - Gardening workshop with Bernadette Goguen

6:30 p.m.
At the Cocagne community garden, 1789 route 535 in Cocagne
For more information: contact Mathieu Bastarache This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 899-1586.
Please Bring your chairs if you need one!
Come learn about various methods in gardening maintenance and tips for controlling pests. With Bernadette Goguen, CFM and gardener.
Please book with the GDDPC by July 7 at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by tel. at 576-8247.
It's free! Donations can always be made to the garden.

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