Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection


climate analysis for grape production in Central Ontario
With the increase in regional temperatures, there is a real potential for the Central Ontario Region to become a viable region for the production of grapevines (Viits vinifera). This paper examines six climatic variables (minimum daily temperatures, total number frost free days, first occurrence of frost, last occurrence of frost, numbers of days below -23 Celsius, and the yearly amount of heat units from six locations throughout the region (Burkerton McLaughlin, Chatsworth, Delhi, Georgetown, Morrinsburg, and Peterborough, Ontario)., By: Greg Turner., Prepared for Larry Paterson, Central Ontario Viniculture Association ; Colin Taylor, Trent University., Date of project submission: April 2006., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 440: Community-Based Research Project.
School program coordination
PALS is an after school program initiated by the Trent University Concurrent Education department for students Grades 4 to 8 in the Peterborough area. Recently PALS was in partnership with Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC) to coordinate a field trip (to Camp Kawartha) to learn about global environmental issues., by Lisa Tsumura. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., ERST 383: Community-Based Research.
Social barriers to litterless lunches
This research project is one of the first studies of litterless lunch programs in Ontario schools. Our research project was done in conjunction with Peterborough Green-Up, an environmentally friendly community organization, who enlisted our assistance for this research., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Section 1: Introduction. 1.1 Purpose of this project. 1.2 Key research questions. 1.3 Study area. 1.4 Key research terms. 1.5 Relevant geographic issues and debates -- Section 2: Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Cultural geography. 2.4 Social geography. 2.5 Feminist geography. 2.6 Barriers. 2.7 Litterless lunches and waste reduction practices -- Section 3: Methodology and area of research. 3.1 Description of research area. 3.2 Textual analysis. 3.3 Qualitative research: Focus groups. 3.4 Data organization and analysis. 3.5 Ethical concerns -- Section 4: Results and discussion. 4.1 Changes in methodology. 4.2 Opinions and attitudes of students. 4.3 Opinions and attitudes of teachers. 4.4 Opinions and attitudes of parents -- Section 5: Conclusion. 5.1 Summary of key findings. 5.2 Limitations of the research. 5.3 Reflection and considerations for the future. 5.4 Final summation -- References -- Appendices., Completed by: Alexandra Trotter and Melissa Lentini., Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Assessment of day program options for young adults with Downs Syndrome in the city of Peterborough
I. The need for a research [sic] -- II. Developmental disabilities in Ontario: A brief historical overview -- III. Moving to the community -- IV. Day programs in Peterborough. a. C.H.A.N.G.ES [sic] b. Community Living Peterborough c. Alternatives Community Program Services -- V. Participatory approach -- VI. Case study: Dog biscuits -- VII. Individualized funding -- VIII. Concluding comments., By: Ricardo Tranjan. --, Includes: research report., Completed for: C.H.A.N.G.E.S., Professor ... Jessa Chupik, Trent University, Trent-Centre for Community-Based Education., Date of project submission: April 29, 2006., Includes bibliographic references., IDS 370: Community-Based Research Project.
Tourism promotion within the City of Peterborough
The research project focused on tour site topics, which included historical, geographical, and ecological nature, each associated with a unique location in the Peterborough County. The research compiled for the project was incorporated into a pre-existing tourism product to improve its regional nature through the use of "Tripclick.", Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- List of figures -- 1. Introduction. 1.1 Description. 1.2 Purpose. 1.3 Nature of the study. 1.4 Goals and objectives. 1.5 Research setting. 1.6 Overview of approach. 1.7 Structure of report -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Tourism geography ad the case of Tripclick. 2.3 Recreation geography. 2.4 Historical geography. 2.5 Economic geography. 2.6 Cultural geography. 2.7 Physical geography. 2.8 Qualitative approaches. 2.9 Importance of linkages -- 3. Methodology. 3.1 Selection of study area. 3.2 Narratives. 3.3 Website -- 4. Essays. 4.1 Leahy family. 4.2 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 4.3 Andrew Carnegie Library. 4.4 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 4.5 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 4.6 Oak Ridges Moraine. 4.7 Peterborough drumlin field. 4.8 Warsaw Caves -- 5. Narratives. 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Leahy family. 5.3 Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins. 5.4 Andrew Carnegie Library. 5.5 Peterborough Symphony Orchestra. 5.6 Kettles and Kettle Lakes. 5.7 Oak Ridges Moraine. 5.8 Peterborough drumlin field. 5.9 Warsaw Caves -- 6. Conclusion. 6.1 Summary. 6.2 Discussion of findings. 6.3 Contributions. 6.4 Limitations of research. 6.5 Future research. 6.6 Concluding comments -- 7. Work [sic] cited -- 8. Appendices. Appendix A: Interviews. Appendix B: Research proposal., by Melissa Tone & Danielle Ready. --, Completed for: Tammy Sikma & Bryan Weir at the County of Peterborough ; Supervisor: Mark Skinner, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 65-68)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
Promoting permaculture techniques for community gardeners
Supplementary information -- Starting seeds. Types of seeds. Starting seeds indoors. Seed starting outdoors. When and where to grow popular vegetables in Peterborough, Ontario. Resources -- Mulching. Why use mulch? What is mulching? Two types of mulching. Common mulch problems -- Season extension. Principles and practices. Structural technologies. Resources -- Crop rotation for the control of pests -- Factsheets., Cora Tinney ... [et al.]. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST-CAST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A community development approach.
Photo-mapping of the urban fringe
This project examines current development pressures on areas in the rural-urban fringe within Cavan Monaghan Township. A selection of photographs were taken within the villages of Millbrook, Cavan and Fraserville in an effort to document the visual character of the township prior to future development., Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review. 2.1 Cultural geography. 2.2 Historical geography. 2.3 Rural geography. 2.4 Development pressures on the rural-urban fringe. 2.5 Development pressure in Cavan Monaghan Township. 2.6 Similar projects -- 3. Profile of study area. 3.1 Cavan Monaghan Township. 3.2 Millbrook. 3.3 Cavan. 3.4 Fraserville -- 4. Methodology. 4.1 Planning stages. 4.2 Data collection: In-field and interviews. 4.3 Data organization. 4.4 Data analysis -- 5. Results. 5.1 Millbrook. 5.2 Cavan. 5.3 Fraserville -- 6. Discussion. 7. Conclusion. 7.1 Summary. 7.2 Limitations. 7.3 Recommendations. 7.4 Concluding remarks -- 8. References -- 9. Appendix., Cora Tinney & Nicole Urbanowicz. --, Includes bibliographic references., GEOG 4700Y: Community-Based Research in Human Geography.
City of Peterborough heritage project
Eloginy Tharmendren. --, Includes bibliography., CAST/GEOG 203H: Nature of Urbanism.
The history of immigration to Peterborough, 1900-1980
by Clare Taylor & Zoe Murray., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: New Canadians Centre & Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration ; Supervising Professor: Heather Nicol ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., GEOG 4030Y.
Reflection paper
Peter M. Tasse. --, For: Professor J.S. Milloy, April 18, 2000, Cultural Studies 387., CUST 387: Community-Based Research Project.
Guidelines for mentorship program in Peterborough
The purpose of this project was presented in three parts - first to compile a comprehensive list of successful green enterprises throughout Canada. Second, to present some of the results from a survey undertaken to explore green enterprises in Peterborough County and third, to establish guidelines for a mentoring program in Peterborough., Introduction -- Study goals -- Results. Part 1: Success stories throughout Canada. Part 2: Survey results of green businesses in the Peterborough area. Part 3: Mentorship portion. Guidelines for a mentorship program in Peterborough. What to look for in a mentor. What to look for in a mentee -- Necessary documents for mentoring. Confidentiality agreement. Release of liability -- Mentor implementation. Mentor training. Mentee orientation. Monitoring. Reporting results. Program evaluation -- Concluding thoughts -- References -- Working bibliography -- Contact people and numbers. Businesses interested in a mentorship program., Sheena Symington. --, Includes bibliographic references (p. 26-27)., Frost Centre CHDS 580.
Food bank needs assessment survey
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Resources., prepared by Carrie Swail. --, For Kawartha Food Share, May 2001., Includes bibliographic resources (p. 27)., CAST


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