Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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.
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.
The regional history of Peterborough County and the War of 1812
In keeping with Lang Pioneer Village's mission statement of preserving, promoting and authentically recreating the rural history of the Peterborough County, this project has documented the historical connection between the area and the War of 1812. Though the Peterborough area was not the site of any recorded acts during the conflict, several questions have been answered in regards to its impacts on the local history., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Research objectives -- Study area -- Chapter 1: Introduction to the War of 1812 -- Chapter 2: Literature review. 2.1: Historical geography. 2.2: Regional geography. 2.3: Cultural geography. 2.4: Archival research. 2.5: Oral history -- Chapter 3: Methodology -- Chapter 4: Results. Section 4.1: War of 1812 veterans and the County of Peterborough. Section 4.2: The participation by the First Nation people. Section 4.3: The perspective of women on the War of 1812. Section 4.4: Music and songs of the time period -- Chapter 5: Discussion. 5.1: Research setbacks. 5.2 Recommended future research. 5.3 Research connections -- Chapter 6: Research conclusions. 6.1 Summary of key findings. 6.2 Concluding comments -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Appendix D -- Appendix E., Submitted By: Nathaniel Hayes and Aleysha Rajabali. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Research in Human Geography.
Trent Wildlife Sanctuary
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to educating the public of Peterborough County on the importance of environmental education, sustainable living and alternative energy. The educators of the Environment Centre have requested that secondary research be compiled on the Trent Wildlife Sanctuary, the section of land that surrounds the facility., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- Keywords -- Introduction -- Methods -- Analysis -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References., Amanda Downard. --, Includes bibliographic references., Forensics 4890Y: Community-Based Education Research Project.

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