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.
Lakefield Lock and embankment cultural landscape project
Introduction -- Literature review and methods -- Settlers and key actors -- Construction and history at Lakefield. Dam, lock and canal. Lawsuits -- Industry at Lakefield. Mills. Lumber. Other -- Conclusions -- Appendix -- Glossary of terms -- Bibliography., by Ashley Wauthier and Chris Pavlos., Date of Project Submission: April, 2010., Completed for Trent-Severn Waterway, Parks Canada; Supervising Professor: Prof. Heather Nicol, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography., GEOG 4700, Research in Human Geography.
Invasion of the round goby (negobius melanostomus) in Great Lake tributaries
Invasive species are a continuing issue for Ontario, in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. The round goby is an example of this. This study focuses on the distribution of round gobies within Great Lake tributaries and the impact of barriers., Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B., by Bethany Waite. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendices., Completed for: Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 384H, Environmental Resource Science, Community-based research project.
Guidelines for mentorship program in Peterborough
The purpose of this project was presented in three parts - first to compile a comprehensive list of successful green enterprises throughout Canada. Second, to present some of the results from a survey undertaken to explore green enterprises in Peterborough County and third, to establish guidelines for a mentoring program in Peterborough., Introduction -- Study goals -- Results. Part 1: Success stories throughout Canada. Part 2: Survey results of green businesses in the Peterborough area. Part 3: Mentorship portion. Guidelines for a mentorship program in Peterborough. What to look for in a mentor. What to look for in a mentee -- Necessary documents for mentoring. Confidentiality agreement. Release of liability -- Mentor implementation. Mentor training. Mentee orientation. Monitoring. Reporting results. Program evaluation -- Concluding thoughts -- References -- Working bibliography -- Contact people and numbers. Businesses interested in a mentorship program., Sheena Symington. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 26-27)., Frost Centre CHDS 580.
Sensitivity of the Jackson Creek hydrologic system to climate change
If climate change occurs it could seriously impact the work and programs of Otonabee Region Conservation Authority as well as having environmental and socio-economic effects on local watersheds. This study was intended to examine the possible change in flood probabilities in the Jackson Creek sub-watershed located within the Otonabee Conservation watershed in response to increases resulting from global warming changes to rainfall depths of storms of various durations., A research report by Chris Straw. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 440.
role of the Arthritis Society as a non-profit organization based in the mid-sized Ontario community of Peterborough
Introduction -- What is arthritis? -- The survey -- What is a non-profit organization? -- A brief history of the Arthritis Society -- The volunteers and others involved -- Funding -- Community orientation and support services -- Government intervention -- The future., Julie Rutledge. --, For J. Struthers, CAHI 477, April 18, 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAHI 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Making connections
This project studies rural transportation in Peterborough County. The aim of the project is to identify and provide suggestions to improve transportation in Peterborough County. Peterborough County has an aging population and this report will attempt to anticipate these future problems and issues., Abstract -- Introduction -- Key issues -- Methods -- Regional profile -- Peterborough profile -- Inventory -- Case studies -- Interviews -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Conclusions -- References., By Liam Reilly and David Westbrook. --, Completed for: Peterborough Social Planning Council. Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliographic references., Geography 4700Y : Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
ORCA community based research project
Introduction -- Purpose -- Scope -- Technical barriers. Water quality. Best management practices. Legislation and application. Professional advice -- Poor planning and installation. Perched crossings. Shallow water depth. Undersized crossing -- Indicators of stream crossing concern. Debris accumulation. Low flow. Unnatural bed materials. Scourng and erosion. High flow. Ponding -- Best Management Practices (BMP) for streams and small scale-stream crossings. Seasonal construction windows. Prevent deleterious substances from entering streams. Erosion and sediment control. Riparian zone protection. Cattle mitigation. Crossing maintenance -- Types of stream crossings. Low level crossings. Raised crossings. Culverts -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix. Obtaining approvals: Information requirements. Common consequence of poor stream crossings., by Joshua Quaite and Lewis White., Completed for: Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority; Supervising Professor: Jim Stinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references., ERSC 3160H: Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Culture and heritage sector analysis
by Michele Proulx. --, For COIN, June 7, 1996., GEOG 470.
Valuing arts, culture and heritage
By: Caileigh Morrison. --, Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy. Supervising Professor: Keith Waldon, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: February 2012., Includes bibliography., Canadian Studies 3810Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Popular education for gardens
1. Soil amendment practices -- [sic] 1. Intensive gardening -- 2. Featured crops -- 3. Alternative agriculture -- 4. Seed saving -- 5. Education and gardening -- 6. Conclusion., By: Emily Mask. --, Completed for: Trent Vegetable Gardens. Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchison. Date of Project Submission: August 2012., Includes bibliography., Environmental Resource Studies 3830Y: Community-based research project.
Arrangement and description of Peterborough's historical hospital records
Since 1885, there have been four Protestant hospitals in Peterborough, Ontario - Moira Hall, Nicholls Hospital, Peterborough Civic Hospital, and Peterborough Regional health Centre (PRHC). The administration records of these hospitals have been collected into the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Archives along with material from independent hospital organizations such as Women's Auxiliary, School of Nursing Alumnae and the Museum and Archives collection., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Ket [sic] research terms -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusion -- Literature cited -- Appendix 1., By Rebecca Lindsay. --, Completed for: Peterborough Museum and Archive. Supervising Professor: Sharon Beaucage-Johnson, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: April 2012., Includes bibliography., Forensics 4890Y: Forensic Community-Based Education Research Project.

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