Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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climate analysis for grape production in Central Ontario
With the increase in regional temperatures, there is a real potential for the Central Ontario Region to become a viable region for the production of grapevines (Viits vinifera). This paper examines six climatic variables (minimum daily temperatures, total number frost free days, first occurrence of frost, last occurrence of frost, numbers of days below -23 Celsius, and the yearly amount of heat units from six locations throughout the region (Burkerton McLaughlin, Chatsworth, Delhi, Georgetown, Morrinsburg, and Peterborough, Ontario)., By: Greg Turner., Prepared for Larry Paterson, Central Ontario Viniculture Association ; Colin Taylor, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2006., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 440: Community-Based Research Project.
Natural Blends Cafe
by Morgan, E. and Foster, N. --, Includes bibliography., Includes appendices and references., NURS 300: Nursing concepts and community health care.
Assessment and design of a nature trail system and interpretative manual for Marrick's Landing resort
Marrick's Landing Resort in Burleigh Falls is suitable for nature trail development in a two-phase process that will enable safe, scenic and enjoyable hiking and show shoeing activities. This experience will be strengthened through the use of the accompanying site-specific nature trail interpretive manual outlining existing species of flora and fauna, information about what species to look for and when, recommended trail etiquette and a map of trails at Marrick's Landing., Abstract -- List of figures and inserts -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Chapter one: Introduction -- Chapter two: Literature review -- Chapter three: Methodology -- Chapter four: Results. Marrick's Landing nature trail system. Marrick's Landing nature trail interpretive manual -- Chapter five: Discussion -- Chapter six: Conclusion -- References -- Trail design support materials., by Jamie Doherty., Date of project submission: 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Determinants of streamflow variability in Jackson Creek, Peterborough, Ontario
Table of Contents -- Table of figures & tables -- Chapter 1: Introduction. 1.1 Streamflow variability. 1.2 Streamflow indicator. 1.3 Potential factors influencing streamflow variability -- Chapter 2: Research development. 2.1 Research objectives and model. 2.2 Research questions -- Chapter 3: Study, area, data and methods. 3.1 Description of study area. 3.2 Data. 3.3 Methods -- Chapter 4: Results. 4.1 Changes in precipitation. 4.2 Changes in landuse. 4.3 Changes in streamflow. 4.4 Water control structure. 4.5 Changes in factors before and after building of the weir. 4.6 Correlation matrices -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1 Effect of water control structure. 5.2 Effect of variation in weather. 5.3 Effect of changes in landuse. 5.4 Variables responsible for streamflow variability. 5.5 Conclusions. 5.6 Recommendations for future work -- References -- Appendices., by Chris Wyatt. --, For Bruce Pond, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Trent Centre for Community Based Education (TCCBE) and for Geography 440, Department of Geography, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario., In partial fulfillment of an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree., Date of project submission: April, 2002., GEOG 440: Research in Physical Geography.
Peterborough torrential storm and flood report
Andrea Hibbert. --, Date of project submission: Feb. 28, 2003., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 484H: ORCA Community Based Research Placement.
Preliminary research
Background info -- Acknowledgments -- Survey of New Canadian women -- Survey of non-profit organizations -- How to make the book -- How to update the book -- Recommendations -- Resources -- Appendix., by: Ziysah Danielle Markson., For Marg Hobbs, The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, and the New Canadians Centre., Date of project submission: June, 2003., Includes bibliography., WMST 315, Women, Health and Environments
Trent University community garden project
The primary purpose of this project was to represent research that can help to develop a community garden on Symons Campus at Trent University. The secondary purpose was to hopefully initiate many new traditions at the university and open the garden to the entire community., 1. Introduction -- 2. History of community gardens efforts at Trent University. 1.1 Location, format and status. 1.2 What can be learned from the past? -- 3. Community gardens in the Peterborough Region. 3.1 The role of the YWCA-Direct support. 3.2 Community gardens not affiliated with the YWCA. 3.3 Related educational and community development programs. 3.4 Factors contributing to success -- 4. Select community gardens outside of Peterborough. 4.1 City Farmer: Vancouver. 4.2 Montreal Community Gardens. 4.3 FoodShare: Toronto. 4.4 Strathcona Community Gardens. 4.5 Community gardens in university settings -- 5. Ecological management techniques. 5.1 Companion planting as a method for pest control. 5.2 Soil maintenance. 5.3 Heritage seed varieties -- 6. Conclusion., By: Anna Sandilands and Christina Dance. --, Date of project submission: February 26, 2001., Includes works cited., ERST 383H: Community Based Research Project.
Waste management from production to recycle
The document "measuring progress towards sustainability - Waste Indicators" main theme is to define waste indicators in Peterborough, Ontario. These will be used to determine what indicators are available, what they tell us and what other information is needed to reduce waste., 1. Introduction -- 2. Waste management and indicators -- 3. Definitions -- 4. Waste indicators. 4.1 Industrial waste / household waste. 4.2 Composting. 4.3 Recycling. 4.4 Landfill. 4.5 Green consumption. 4.6 Source reduction -- 5. Analysis -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Conclusion -- 8. Appendix., by: Ikuyo Kikusawa. --, Includes: research report, presentation., Completed for: Peterborough Sustainability Network; Professor ... Stephen Bocking, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: April 5, 2006., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 483, WI2005, Environmental Studies.
Trent Valley Literacy Association report
by: Lindsay Moreau, Heather O'Neill. --, Includes: proposed student intake form; final report., Completed for: Trent Valley Literacy Association; Professor: Molly Westland, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project completion: March 30, 2004., Includes bibliographic references., BSc Nursing.
Final paper on Titles Bookstore, George St, Peterborough
The primary purpose of this project was to research the current trends or best practices in the retail store industry pertaining to layout and design. The focus was on Titles Bookstore on George Street in Peterborough, Ontario., by Catherine Smith. --, [Prepared for] : Supervisor: Dr. Bruce Ahlstrand., Date of project submission: April 11, 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 18)., ADMN 483H: Community-Based Research Project.
Cross and community
Includes Cross and community: the development of community in St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Peterborough, Ontario -- Community development in St. Giles Church., by: Matthew Keenan. --, For: Sue Wurtele., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Rural violence report card and awareness survey
Introduction -- Literature review -- Focus group design -- Survey cover letter -- Draft survey -- Survey methodologies -- Monitoring strategies -- The community report card -- Conclusion -- Annotated bibliography -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C., by: Trent Applied Social Research; Cheryl Green ...[et al.]. --, Submitted to: The Rural Outreach Committee., Includes annotated bibliography., SOCI 495.

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