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

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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