Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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A cultural history of Lakefield Lift Lock
The purpose of this project is to document the cultural landscape at the Lakefield Lock Station over the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The project will focus on the development of the lumering industry with emphasis on the early construction and infrastrucutre development in Lakefield and surrounding areas along the Trent Severn Waterway., Abstract -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Key research terms. 1.2 Study area. -- 2.0 Literature review. 2.1 Staples theory. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Historical record. 2.4 Local literature -- 3.0 Methods. 3.1 Archival research. 3.2 Interaction with local historians. 3.3 Primary sources. 3.4 Photographs -- 4.0 Results. 4.1 Key settlers. 4.2 Samuel Dickson. 4.3 Samuel Strickland. 4.4 Cavendish. 4.5 Timber trade. 4.6 Mills. 4.7 Strickland mill. 4.8 Perry mill. 4.9 Cavendish mill. 5.0 Herriot mill. 5.1 Dickson mill -- 6.0 Conclusion -- 7.0 Recommendations -- 8.0 Appendix -- 9.0 Bibliography., By Rebecca Williams. --, Completed for: Parks Canada (Trent Severn Waterway Historical Site). Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Geography 4700Y - Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
A feasibility study linking the Kawartha Highlands to the Kawartha Barrens
Introduction -- Signature site -- Definitions -- Methods -- Land use -- Land tenure -- Access points and infrastructure -- Recreational potential -- Socio-economic benefits -- Future conclusions -- References -- Tables -- Maps -- Photographs., by Todd Beehler. --, Presented to Ian Attridge and Allan Brunger, April 6, 2001., Dept. of Geography, Trent University 2000-01, GO 470, Research Seminar in Human Geography., Includes bibliographic references.
A plan for heritage conservation in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan
Heritage planning in the Township of Cavan-Monaghan currently lacks momentum. In order to involve the general public, awareness of heritage preservation and assets are essential. To best interest the public, the economical and aesthetical benefits of a good heritage preservation strategy have been deemed a necessity by the current [sic] however small heritage committee of Cavan-Monaghan., By: Kyle Golloher, Carl Kemp and Jim Sackrider. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Affordable housing in Peterborough County
by Marisa Barnhart. --, A Trent Centre for community based education project., Includes bibliographic references (p. 41-43)., CAST 381: Community-Based Research Project.
Alternative negotiation methods
This project explores methods of negotiation. It begins with a description of the pros and cons of traditional bargaining, stressing that the drive to win in such a process tends to lead to aggression. The author goes on to describe several alternative methods of negotiation, focusing on Interest-Based Bargaining, a method of negotiation that encourages open discussion and mutual co-operation based on the development of trust between the negotiation partners., Traditional bargaining -- Alternative based negotiations -- Positions and interests -- How all the units in a collective agreement come together -- Interested based negotiation -- Trust is key -- Four areas of development in IBB -- The first step: "Issues" -- The second step: "Interests" -- Debono's six hats -- The third step: "Brainstorming" -- The fourth stage: "Solution" -- The disadvantages of IBB -- Impressions -- My own opinion regarding IBB and traditional bargaining -- Bibliography., by Jennifer L. Brown. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: United Way and the Peterborough District Labour Council; Professor Ted Crabtree, Trent University; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Includes bibliographic references (p. 31)., ADMN 483H, Business Administration, Community-based research project.
Applying a planning framework and GIS to the ambulance location problem in the County of Peterborough, Ontario
Abstract -- Introduction -- Methodlogy -- History -- Supply -- Demand -- Impacts -- Planning -- Bibliography -- Appendix I: GIS maps -- Appendix II: ARIS data summary., by Trevor James Rodie. --, Prepared for: Prof. John Marsh., Appendix I: GIS maps ; appendix II: ARIS data summary ; tables and figures., Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
Assessment of programs and services provided to newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Centre
Sophie Leger. --, February 23, 1998., CAST 477: Canadian Social Policy.
Biophysical Inventory
The Whitfield Wetland Biophysical Asessment was completed for the Otonabee Conservation Foundation by the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority in 2007. This project was initiated as a result of the identified need for a scientific evaluation of the property and adjacent lands to assist in the creation of a management plan for the property., Executive summary -- Table of contents -- Acknowledgements -- 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Wetland characteristics. 1.2 Study purpose. 1.3 Study area, location and description. 1.4 Study program -- 2.0 Physical description -- 3.0 Water quality assessment. 3.1 Water chemistry. 3.2 Benthic macroinvertebrates. 3.3 Water quality discussion -- 4.0 Vegetation assessment. 4.1 Methodlogy. 4.2 Ecological land classification (ELC). Vegetation inventory -- 5.0 Wildlife inventory and habitat assessment. 5.1 Birds. 5.2 Mammals. 5.3 Reptiles. 5.4 Amphibians. 5.5 Fisheries -- 6.0 Conclusions -- 7.0 Recommendations. 7.1 Flora. 7.2 Fauna. 7.3 Water quality. 7.4 Public access and potential for development. 7.5 Educational opportunities. 7.6 Restoration/stewardship opportunities -- 8.0 Future study/monitoring programs -- References -- Glossary., By Sarah Hogg. --, Includes bibliographic references., BIOL 491H - Reading Course.
Burleigh Falls
Introduction -- Settlement -- Logging -- Locks -- Tourism -- Conclusion -- Illustrations and descriptions -- Appendix -- Bibliography., by Emily Alkenbrack., Date of Project Submission: April, 2006., Completed for: Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Dimitry Anastakis, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and maps., CAST 481.
Climate study for grape growing in the Central Ontario Region
The purpose of this report is to document long term climate data from six weather stations in Central Ontario Region. This information was used to determine the number of frost free days, and the number of growing degree days. Calculating the number of days between the last frost and the first growing will assist in determining which grape varieties are suitable for which microclimate conditions., by Simon Shum. --, Includes: final research report, bibliography., Completed for: Larry Paterson at the Central Ontario Viticulture Association; Supervising Professor: Colin Taylor, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2004., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440, Research in Physical Geography, Community-based research project.

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