Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Rural heritage tours of Peterborough County
The purpose of this research project was to assemble the information needed for the TVA to offer two tours (one for adults, one for students) of the rural heritage of Peterborough County. In order to address these goals and to develop an effective fieldtrip, an analysis of literature that was relevant to the research topic was required in the form of a literature review., I. Abstract -- II. Research objective -- III. Literature review. Introduction. Historical and cultural geographies. The study area. Activity-based learning. Methods. Conclusion -- IV. Methodology. Site selection criteria. Field trip development. Education kit development -- V. Results. Education kit. Adult tour -- VI. Conclusions and recommendations -- VII. References. Literature review. Methods. Township books -- VIII. Appendices. 1. Grade 7/8 curriculum. 2. CORTS theme listing and site identification chart. 3. Fieldtrip package. 4. Fieldtrip map. 5. Photographs. 6. Answer key for Activity #4., by Stephanie Attley. --, Includes: literature review, final research report, bibliography, curriculum., Completed for: John Marsh at the Trent Valley Archives; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Historical place names
This research project examines three study areas in the Peterborough County, Curve Lake First Nation, and two municipalities of North Kawartha and Galway-Harvey and Cavendish. The main focus of this project was to examine the names of water bodies and some land forms in the three study areas., Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review. 1. Introduction. 2. Background information. 3. Sense of place. 4. Brief history of the settlement of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough County. 5. Aboriginal peoples role in place names. 6. How places are names. 7. Types of place name studies. 8. How to conduct place names research. 9. Trends in place name research. 10. Ontario place names studies. 11. Conclusion -- Methods -- Results. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey. Cumulative analysis -- Discussion. Individual trends. Cumulative trends -- Conclusion -- Appendix. Curve Lake First Nation. North Kawartha. Cavendish, Galway-Harvey., By: Ellery Leitch, Subitha Premkumar & Kathleen Watt. --, Includes: bibliography and appendices., Completed for: Leora Berman at the Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervisor Alan Brunger, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
A guidebook for land managers
Introduction. Species at risk included in this guidebook. Mitigation/avoidance measures and enhancements. Blanding's turtle (emydoidea blandingii). Eastern hog-nosed snake (heterodon platirhinos). Eastern ribbonsnake (thamnophis sauritus). Eastern musk turtle (sternotherus odoratus). Five-lined skink (eumeces fasciatus). Milksnake (lampropeltis trianglum). Cerulean warbler (dendroica cerulea). American ginseng (panax quinquefolius). Grey fox (urocyon cinereoargentus) -- Glossary -- Resources -- Resources (continued) -- Notes., Includes bibliographic references., BIOL 3891H: Community based Research Project.
Species at risk in Peterborough and the Kawartha region
Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Extirpated. Timber rattle snake -- Endangered. Blue racer. Common five-lined skink. Eastern foxsnake. Gray ratsnake. Lake Erie watersnake. Spotted turtle. Wood turtle -- Threatened. Blanding turtle. Butler's gartersnake. Eastern foxsnake. Eastern hog-nosed snake. Eastern musk turtle. Spiny softshell turtle. Gray ratsnake. Massasauga snake. Queensnake -- Special concern. Common five-lined skink. Eastern ribbonsnake. Milksnake. Northern map turtle. Snapping turtle -- Conclusions. Preliminary findings. Recommendations. Acknowledgments. References -- Appendices. Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Appendix D. Appendix E., By: Maja Cakan, Hilary Melcher, Saubyah Merchant, and Courtney Malcolm., Completed for: Kawartha Heritage Conservancy; Supervising Professor: Jim Stinson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographical references (p. 60)., ERSC 3160H Community-Based Natural Resource Management.

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