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Building the Four Pillars
The Peterborough Drug Strategy Task Force is in the process of developing a community based consultation strategy, with the purpose of developing a relevant and evidenced based drug strategy for Peterborough. The purpose of this report is to review available existing community consultations in Ontario linked to the development of a community drug strategy, and to compile research on effective consultation methods for a drug strategy to be developed in Peterborough., Part 1: Introduction and context -- Part 2: Research on consultation -- Part 3: Methodology -- Part 4: Findings: Community "snapshots" -- Part 5: Findings: Tools and methodologies -- Part 6: Findings: Consultations of specific populations -- Part 7: Recommendations -- Bibliography -- Appendices., Christopher Chang-Yen Phillips, Amanda Cockburn, Marissa Kidd, Jennifer Knight. --, Includes bibliographic references.
Rooftop garden soil amendments evaluation for Trent Vegetable Gardens
This project was completed for Trent Vegetable Gardens [sic] by Chris Chang-yen Phillips and Corey Ferguson of Trent University (Trent) in cooperation with the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education (TCCBE), as required for The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach (ERST 3140) course. Under the supervision of professor Paula Anderson, [sic] Trent, this project's objective was to build on past soil fertility research of the rooftop vegetable garden located above A-wing on the Environmental Science Building of Trent University, [sic] Peterborough, Ontario., 1.0 Introduction -- 2.0 Scope and methodology. 2.1 Scope of work. 2.2 Methodology -- 3.0 Results. 3.1 pH. 3.2 Physical structure. 3.3 Organic content. 3.4 Water holding capacity. 3.5 Nitrogen, elemental nutrients, and cation exchange capacity -- 4.0 Discussion -- 5.0 Conclusion and recommendations -- Appendices -- References., Completed By: Chris Chang-Yen Phillips & Corey Ferguson. --, Includes bibliographic references., ERST 3340H: The Canadian Food System: A Community Development Approach.
Determining areas of bedrock groundwater vulnerability to contamination in the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority drainage basin
A large number of scientific reports, government publications and newspapers identify a growing scarcity of freshwater resources for human beings and ecosystems worldwide. Not only are there a finite number of freshwater resources in the world, of the ones we extract water from we continue to contaminate at an alarming rate,, Abstract -- Terms and descriptions -- List of table and figures -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Study area. 2.1 General characteristics. 2.2 Land use. 2.3 Groundwater use and history. 2.4 Physiography. 2.5 Bedrock -- 3. Design methodology. 3.1 Methodology Methodology flow chart. 3.2 Inventory of groundwater data. 3.3 Specific capacity, susceptibility and vulnerability. 3.4 Geographical information systems and cartographic methods. 3.5 Reduction criteria and methodology rationale -- 4. Results. 4.1 Groundwater occurrence in the bedrock. 4.2 Specific capacity. 4.3 Areas of susceptibility. 4.4 Areas vulnerable to contamination -- 5. Interpretation/discussion of results -- 6. Conclusions -- 7. Future recommendations to consider -- 8. Acknowledgements -- References., by Steve Perry ; for Otonabee Region Conservation Authority. --, Date of project submission: April 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 27)., GEOG 440.
Services for seniors in Peterborough County
Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Recommendations -- Suggestions for further research -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A: Map of study area -- Appendix B: Frequency/organizations spreadsheets -- Appendix C: Demographic information -- Appendix D: Ethnic origins -- Appendix E: Labour force by occupation -- Appendix F: Organization contact information., Jennifer Pederson. --, Department of Geography, Trent University., Includes references (p. 19)., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
Solar power generation feasibility study
Mike Peddle and David Wasserman., Includes: Final Research Report ; Bibliography., Completed for: Community Opportunity and Innovation Network Inc. (COIN) ; Professor Kathryn Campbell, Trent University ; TCCBE., Date of project completion: April 1998., Business Administration 482 - Community-based research project.
Somewhere to live or something to eat : Peterborough edition
Forward -- Acknowledgements -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- Findings. The sample. Income. Housing. Food. Health. Discrimination -- Recommendations -- Methodology -- Bibliography., prepared for Kawartha Food Share by: Alissa Paxton, Sarena Santilly and Laura Eustace. --, Includes: resource binder, housing and hunger, a report on housing and food issues among clients of Kawartha Food Share's food bank member agencies., Includes bibliographic references (p. 17)., Women's Studies, Environmental Studies: ERST 334.
Single motherhood and social assistance in Ontario
Introduction -- Chapter 1: The research methodology -- Chapter 2: The introduction of Mothers' allowances in Ontario -- Chapter 3: The family benefits allowance experience: The voices of women today -- Conclusion -- Appendices -- Bibliography., by Tammy Pattison. --, A community based education project, Trent University and The Peterborough Social Planning Council., This project was completed for Canadian Studies/History 477, supervised by Professor Jim Struthers, April 1997., Includes bibliographic references., CAST 477.
The future of food and farming
by Sasha Patterson & Christy Cook., Date of Project Submission: April 2014., Completed for: Transition Town Peterborough, Peterborough Social Planning Council, Farms at Work ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers ; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliography and appendices., IDST 4220Y.
Rainbow Prairie Tallgrass feasibility study
The Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Site is run by the Kenny family in Bailieboro, Ontario, located approximately twenty minutes outside of Peterborough. The site began in 1995, with the goal of restoring Tallgrass prairie to the area, and now is a twenty-acre portion of the Kenny family farm. A feasibility study was conducted to determine the feasibility of school field trips to the Restoration site. Ideas were also presented to include in the creation of a curriculum kit which could be used in conjunction with field trips to this site., Sections include: Overall introduction ; Literature review ; Elementary report ; Elementary appendix ; Elementary curriculum kit ; Secondary report ; Secondary Curriculum ; Secondary Appendix., by Laura Patterson, Alison Pechlof, Sarah Whitney, and Nichole Yarrow. --, Includes: Final research report; Literature review; Appendix., Completed for: Tony & Heather Kenny at the Tallgrass Prairie Land Restoration Site; Supervising Professor: StevenTufts, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Appendices include, brochure: A landowner's guide for restoring Central Ontario's Rice Lake Plains Tallgrass Prairie; second edition produced by the Peterborough County Stewardship Council and the Nature Conservancy of Canada through the Rice Lake Plains Joint Initiative., Includes bibliographic references (p. 213-217)., GEOG 470, Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
report for the Addiction Research Foundation
Introduction -- Summary of findings -- A. What are attitudes about alcohol and drinking related behaviour? -- B. How much and how often do people drink? -- C. What drinking related problems are reported? -- D. What about effort to reduce drinking and related problems? -- E. What are attitudes and knowledge about smoking and the effects of tobacco use? -- F. What are smoking patterns? -- G. What are efforts to reduce or quit smoking? -- Community action/policy implications -- References -- Appendices., Stephanie Paterson. --, Professor Jim Struthers, CAHI 477, April 9, 1998., Includes bibliographic references (p. 24)., CAST 477: Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
Heritage designation for the Hope Sawmill
The Hope Sawmill, in the village of Keene, is currently under renovation to repair damages caused by arson. The renovation of the Mill will return the building to a working museum and preserve the historical heritage of the site., Part one: The designation process. What is the process for designating a heritage site. Reasons for designation. Registration. Restrictions on alteration. Restrictions on demolition or removal. Offences [sic] and penalties -- Part two: Should heritage deisgnation [sic] be sought for the Hope Sawmill? Introduction. What? Why? Conclusion -- Part three: Heritage challenge fund. Introduction. Is there enough community endorsement? Current funds raised. Current funds available. Conclusion -- Part four: Recommendations. Introduction to the issue. Otonabee Region Conservation Authority's issue. Stakeholders. Problems ORCA faces. Solutions to ORCA's problems. Funding limitations. In conclusion -- Bibliography., A research report by: Adam Parker. --, A research report by Adam Parker, for the Otonabee Region Conservation authority., Date of project submission: April 11, 2002., Includes bibliographic references (p. 30)., Geography 470: Research in Human Geography.
added value of open land space uses
by Peter Palmer. --, For: Professor T. Whillans and Ian Attridge, Community Placement/Course ERS383b., Includes bibliographic references (p. 16)., ERST 383b: Community-Based Research Project.

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