Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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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.
Community educating action
by Andrew Sauve., Prepared for Peterborough Green-Up., Environmental Resources Studies - ERST 483 - Community-Based Research Project.
Making the Canadian Canoe Museum accessible
Introduction -- Acknowledgements -- 1. The site -- 2. Entrances -- 3. The lobby - 4. Horizontal access -- 5. Vertical access -- 6. Recreation areas -- 7. Displays -- 8. Gift shop -- 9. Washrooms -- 10. The visually impaired and blind -- 11. The hearing impaired -- 12. Future considerations -- Appendices -- Photos -- Local agencies -- Bibliography., by Tyler Schaefer., CAST/HIS 300: Canada: communities and identities.
Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre community counseling model
By Alicia Scocchia. --, Includes bibliographic references., FRSC 4890Y: Forensic Community-Based Research Project.
Workplace transportation choices
Abstract -- Introduction and purpose -- Literature review -- Method -- Results -- Analysis and discussion -- Conclusions and recommendations -- References and bibliography -- Appendices., by Parimeeta Shah., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Dickson Mills Heritage Conservation District
This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. This mill was located on the Otonabee River in Peterborough, Ontario., Intro -- Literature review -- History of the area. Peterborough. Samuel Dickson -- Methods -- GIS mapping of the Dickson Mills area -- Observations/results -- Discussion -- Conclusion. The future -- References -- Appendices. Proposed boundary. Original home owners. Addresses related to Dickson Mill. Dickson Mills GIS application. Final GIS layout. Dickson sawmill rebuilding plans and pictures., By Curis Shane and Marisa Bosa. --, Completed for: Erik Hanson, City of Peterborough ; Supervising Professor: Susan Wurtele, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2007, This project was created with hopes of developing a historical conservation district surrounding the area where Samuel Dickson's sawmill was located. A social history was created by examining the occupations of the residents of the area., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
Monitoring the effects of acid pulse during spring thaw on the water systems of Haliburton Forest
The primary purpose of this project was to measure the extent of acid and polluting pulses during spring thaw in four lakes in the Haliburton Forest, each impacted differently. The secondary purpose of the project was to recommend a monitoring program because by using the collected and analyzed data predictions can be made of the effects of acid pulse on aquatic life and habitat., Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations for monitoring -- References -- Appendix I: Location of lakes in the Haliburton Forest -- Appendix II: Volumes of the four study lakes -- Appendix III: Sampling sites for Clear, Macdonald, Havelock and Stocking -- Appendix IV: Raw data tables., by Charlotte Sharkey. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve; Professor Tom Hutchinson, Trent University; Trent-Centre for Community-based education., Date of project completion: April 2001., CAST 381, Canadian Studies, Community-based research project.
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.
Seniors and trail use in Peterborough, Ontario
The primary reason for the research is to determine whether seniors are currently using the trails in Peterborough and to also identify what barriers are preventing seniors from using the trails. Once the barriers are identified the creation of possible business ventures and/or programs to aid in overcoming such barriers is the aim of this endeavor., Abstract -- Literature review and midterm report (revised) -- Examination of selected literature of interest -- Project information. Topic. Client -- Purpose of the project -- Key research questions -- Study area -- Information needs -- Methods of information collection -- Methods of analysis -- Summary of methods and findings -- Seniors residences -- Interview process -- Interpretation of results -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Acknowledgements -- Sources., By Lyndsey Simpson. --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 25)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.
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.
Shoreline naturalization plan along Hague boulevard
Introduction -- Research on the benefits of naturalization -- The subject site -- High-end naturalization plans for the entire shoreline -- Shoreline photos -- Permits -- Potential funding sources -- Recommendations for the Lakefield Trail Committee -- List of references -- Appendices., Prepared by: Christina Soliman., Completed for: Lakefield Millenium Trail Committee; Supervising Professor: Brendan Hickie, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 483H
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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