Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

A feasibility study linking the Kawartha Highlands to the Kawartha Barrens
Introduction -- Signature site -- Definitions -- Methods -- Land use -- Land tenure -- Access points and infrastructure -- Recreational potential -- Socio-economic benefits -- Future conclusions -- References -- Tables -- Maps -- Photographs., by Todd Beehler. --, Presented to Ian Attridge and Allan Brunger, April 6, 2001., Dept. of Geography, Trent University 2000-01, GO 470, Research Seminar in Human Geography., Includes bibliographic references.
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.
Discover our trails!
Kate Johnson. --, CDS 387.
Ecotourism possibilities for seniors at the Kawartha Highlands Signature Site
This report focuses on the ecotourism possibilities for seniors within the new Kawartha Highlands Signature Site. The for this research is to see if there is a demand for certain activities for seniors at this location., Abstract -- Introduction -- Seniors: A growing population -- Kawartha Highlands Signature Site -- Conducted research (survey) -- Results -- General recommendations -- References -- Appendix., A research project by Jodi Anderson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Eurasian watermilfoil
The OFAH has classified the Eurasian watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum, as an aquatic emergent species that requires close attention. The author conducted a comprehensive literature search to gather and synthesize a comprehensive report on Eurasian watermilfoil, discussing the characteristics, control methods, and methods for predicting dispersal patterns., Includes bibliographic references., by Tasnova Khan. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Cameron Proctor at Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: David Beresford, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., ERSC 316H, Community-Based Natural Resource Management.
Examining the effect of proximity to natural areas and amenities on real estate values
Jim Killen. --, Environmental and Resource Studies Program (ERS), Trent University, April 1, 2001., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 484H: Community Based Research Placement.
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.
Survey and marketing analysis of Peterborough area educators
Due to school board amalgamation three years ago, the Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre lost its funding from the Peterborough Board of Education. Since this time, the Centre has been struggling to maintain bookings by area schools., 1. Abstract -- 2. Introduction -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Orientation. 3.2 Research method selection. 3.3 Survey compilation. 3.4 Study area selection. 3.5 Sample selection. 3.6 Survey approval. 3.7 Survey distribution and retrieval. 3.8 Data analysis. 3.9 Compilation of final report -- 4. Results. 4.1 Response analysis by site. 4.2 Contingency tables. 4.3 Code frame development tables. 4.4 Rating scale: Question #18. 4.5 Rating scale: Question #20. 4.6 Pie charts -- 5. Discussion. 5.1 Discussion for individual questions. 5.2 Marketing analysis. 5.2.1 Advertising. 5.2.2 Educational justification. 5.2.3 Presentations. 5.2.4 Correspondence. 5.2.5 Open houses -- 6. Conclusion -- 7. Appendices. 7.1 Accompanying letter. 7.2 Survey 7.3 Map of study area. 7.4 Map of Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre -- 8. References., prepared by Mary-Kate Christopher. --, Prepared for: Jacob Rodenburg, Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre., Geography: Honours Thesis.
The Kawartha Barrens trail study
The Kawartha Barrens Trail Study was performed by David Lester during the winter of 2001/2002. The research was performed to identify priority trail features and [sic] propose hiking and skiing routes within and around the Kawartha Barrens Enhanced Management Area, located 45 minutes north of Peterborough, Ontario., Abstract -- Introduction -- Study area -- Benefits of trails -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Requirements -- Wildlife corridor -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Acknowledgements., By David Lester., Includes bibliographic references (p. 23-24)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Winter ecology of the Kawartha Highlands
submitted by Janet Bassingthwaighte and Erin McGauley. --, Submitted to Erica Nol., Submitted for fulfillment of the Trent Center for Community Based Education course, Biology 389b., April 23, 2001, Includes bibliographic references (p. 27-28)., BIO 389B: Community-Based Research Project.
aging baby boomer market
The following report is based on a two part project on the Aging Baby Boomer Market. Part A was a comparative analysis of the aging trends of baby boomers from [sic] the Kawartha, Ontario, Canada, and the United States., Introduction -- Summation of Part A of the project -- Boomer information -- The main trends in aging across North America -- The impact boomers will have on these trends in the next 5-10 years -- The jurisdictions most affected -- Conclusions of Part A of the project -- Part B of the project. Toys and collectibles. Health store. Alternative therapy. Hearing and eyewear. Mobile doctor. Day spa-mobile spa. Nature store-sun-protective clothing etc. Exercise equipment. etc. And company #9 -- Conclusion to Part B of the project -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- Works cited., prepared by Lisa Bairos and Ashleigh McIntosh. --, Prepared for: Kevin Edwards COIN ; AD 482, April 19, 2000., Includes bibliographic references (p. 32)., AD 482.
report on background research into the feasibility of establishing a co-operative canoe marketing venture in the region
The attached report is a summary of background research into the feasibility of developing a co-operative marketing venture with regional canoe and kayak builders. The research questions are: 1) is the proposed project viable according to CED theory? 2) is it viable according to flexible production theory? 3) what are the economic factors that affect the proposed marketing co-op?, by Rose Spencer. --, For: Professor James Struthers, CAHISO 300., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 300: Canada, Communities and Identities.

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