Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Protected area recreation and wildlife corridor study
Abstract -- Table of Contents -- List of maps -- List of figures -- List of appendixes -- Introduction -- Background/literature review -- Definitions -- Study area -- Methodology -- Benefits of recreational corridors -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion and future recommendations -- References -- Bibliography., by Sandy/Alex McQuigge. --, Dept. of Geography, Trent University 2000-2001, GO 470, Research in Human Geography., Client: Ian Attridge., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Seminar in Human Geography.
Phase 1 of Peterborough and Lakefield Community Police Service evaluation of Values, Influences and Peers program
By: Katrina Kovach. --, Includes bibliographic references., SOC 4580H: Community Based Research Project.
Evaluation tools for transition housing program
Homelessness is a serious problem in North America today. In 1990, women comprised between 15% and 29% of the homeless population and are steadily increasing because of multiple economic, historic and political factors., 1. Abstract -- 2. Keywords -- 3. Introduction -- 4. Methods -- 5. Analysis -- 6. Discussion -- 7. Recommendations -- 8. Conclusion -- 9. Acknowledgments -- 10. References -- 11. Appendix A -- 12. Appendix B -- 13. Appendix C., By Allison Dale. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4980Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.
YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
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.
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.
Why green isn't enough
This report provides an outline of current challenges and past victories for migrant worker advocacy from the organized labour perspective of the United Food and Commerical Workers Union (UFCW)., Annotated bibliography on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) ; Green Justice retreat resource kit, Youth Environmental Network ; We speak for ourselves : Indigenous peoples challenge the fossil fuel regime in Alberta ; Who is responsible? Life and death for two migrant farm-workers ; Myths of diversity ; Green is not the only colour : Reflections on the state of anti-racist environmentalism in Canada ; Migrant workers in Ontario : growing the food we eat ; Why green isn't enough : an anti-racist anti-colonial environmentalism conference ; Dominion, a grassroots news cooperative., by Muna Ali, Rachel Gurofsky, and Juby Lee. --, Includes: Annotated bibliography, Conference and migrant agricultural worker welcome kits., [Completed for]: Kawartha World Issues Centre ; Supervising Professor: Mary-Jo Nadeau, Trent University, and Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., SOCI 358H & WMST 383H, Sociology and Women's Studies, Community-based research project & Community research placement.
Client demographic and community awareness of continuing education at Trent University
The objective of the research is to explore and gain a better understanding of the community's awareness and expectations of the Continuing Education program. The community's perceptions of Continuing Education will be investigated., Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Literature review. The changing face of adult learning. Structural approaches to education. A post-structural perspective on education. Motivations. Barriers. Demographics. Methodology for studying adult and continuing education -- Methodology. Part A. Part B. Limitations -- Results. Part A: Database results. Part B: Survey results -- Discussion. Part A. Part B: Discussion and comparison. Recommendations for future research -- Conclusions and implications -- Appendix A: Graphs -- Appendix B: Charts -- Appendix C: Maps -- References., by Leigh Little, Sarah Fee, and Lauren Cooper. --, Includes: final research report; literature review; appendix; bibliography., Completed for: Karen Maki and Melanie Sedge at Continuing Education Trent University; Supervising Professor: Steven Tufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research Project.
Barriers to sustainable housing
Summary of barriers to sustainable housing -- Introduction -- Definition of sustainability -- Definition of affordability -- Overview of Peterborough's current housing state -- How to access social housing in Peterborough -- Affordable housing in Peterborough -- Sustainable housing options for Peterborough -- Solutions to obtain sustainable housing -- Target areas for sustainable housing -- How to ensure Peterborough's housing stock will be environmentally sustainable -- What are the benefits to environmentally sustainable homes? -- What if I cannot afford to make my home more sustainable? -- Strategies for sustainable development -- Conclusion -- Bibliography., by Britt Langzik ; for Patty Morrison at Community Opportunity Innovation Network (COIN). --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., GEOG 470H.
Natural Blends trainee program
The report discusses an evaluation of the training program used for the Natural Blends Cafe. It was requested by the management staff in order to ascertain how the training program had impacted the lives of the participants., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Evaluation -- Results -- Discussion of results -- Recommendations -- Abbreviations -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D., by Jenny Delumo and Sarah MacKinnon. --, Includes: Evaluation report., Completed for: Dianne Woodruff at Natural Blends Cafe Trainee Program; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., IDST 422, International Development Studies, 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.
Community educating action
by Andrew Sauve., Prepared for Peterborough Green-Up., Environmental Resources Studies - ERST 483 - Community-Based Research Project.

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