Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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Reassessment of programs and services provided to the newcomers by the New Canadian [sic] Center
Recommendations -- Introduction -- Question 1 and 2: How long have you lived in Canada? Peterborough? What country are you from? -- Question 3: How did you find out about the New Canadian Center and the services it has? -- Question 4: Are you familiar with the services that are, or have been offered at the New Canadian Center? If yes, which services have you heard of? -- Question 5: Have you (or your family) used some of the services offered by the New Canadian Center? If yes, which ones? -- Question 6: Of the services that you have either used of heard of, which ones were not? How do you think these services could be improved? -- Question 7: What are the 3 most important areas of service that the New Canadian Center should focus on in order to best meet the needs of newcomers to the Peterborough community? -- Question 8: Do you feel prepared for the job market? Do you understand the steps and skills needed to get a job? -- Question 9: What types of services would you like the New Canadian Center to offer in order to assist you (and your family)? -- Question 10: Would you like to volunteer in any way at the New Canadian Center? -- Conclusion -- Appendix., Carol Sparks. --, April 23, 1999., NAST 381a : Theory of Community Based Research.
Rainbow Tallgrass prairie restoration project
Justine Lenze, Taylor Wilkes., Completed for Rainbow Tallgrass Prairie Restoration Project; Supervising Professor: John Fraser, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-Based Education., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 452 - Restoration Ecology.
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.
ROC needs assessment in response to domestic violence
Introduction -- Literature review -- Reason for research -- The setting -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Jennifer Brinkhurst., Includes questionnaire., Date of project completion: August 29, 2002., Includes references., Sociology 492.
Quantity of Rhamnus cathartica L. (European buckthorn) found to have a deleterious effect on vegetative abundance and diversity on the Lady Eaton Drumlin, Trent University
Acknowledgments -- Introduction. Geographical history. The Lady Eaton Drumlin. Invasive species. Rhamnus cathartica (European buckthorn). Description -- Purpose -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion. Is eradication of invasive species necessary/feasible? Regulation -- Removal methods. Uprooting. Chemical. Fire. Grazing -- In summary. Recommendations. Future studies. Additional resources. In closing -- References -- Appendix., By: Jess Bolle. --, Completed for: Trent Nature Areas. Supervising Professor: David Beresford, Trent University. Date of Project Submission: May 2012., Includes bibliographic references., Biology 3890Y: Community-Based Research Project.
Public opinion on the redevelopment of Liverpool Road South study area
Since the 1960's waterfront redevelopment has been a major focus for municipalities. This paper is an examination of the role waterfront redevelopment plays in relation to public opinion towards a proposed redevelopment of the City of Pickering's waterfront., Title page -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Literature review -- Methods -- Results -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography., by William John Austin. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Professor Alan Brunger, Trent University; No host organization; Trent-Centre for community-based education., Date of project completion: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 42)., GEOG 470 - Research in Human Geography, Community-based research project.
Provincial groundwater monitoring network
Trevor Padgett. --, Includes bibliography., The purpose of the report is to delineate locations of the most suitable overburden well sites within the ORCA watershed which could act as significant monitoring sites for overburden groundwater based on specific capacity and susceptibility criteria. The long term goal of this study will be to set up a long term monitoring program within the watershed that will sustainably represent the overburden storage of water., Includes bibliographic references., Geography 440, Community-based research project.
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.
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.
Preliminary research
Background info -- Acknowledgments -- Survey of New Canadian women -- Survey of non-profit organizations -- How to make the book -- How to update the book -- Recommendations -- Resources -- Appendix., by: Ziysah Danielle Markson., For Marg Hobbs, The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, and the New Canadians Centre., Date of project submission: June, 2003., Includes bibliography., WMST 315, Women, Health and Environments
Poverty report
People living in poverty experience stigma in their everyday lives. They are often mistreated by their family, friends and strangers. Their experiences range from quiet disapproval to outright physical violence., By Katherine Cameron. --, Includes bibliographic references., Sociology 4570Y: Community-based research project.
Popular education for gardens
1. Soil amendment practices -- [sic] 1. Intensive gardening -- 2. Featured crops -- 3. Alternative agriculture -- 4. Seed saving -- 5. Education and gardening -- 6. Conclusion., By: Emily Mask. --, Completed for: Trent Vegetable Gardens. Supervising Professor: Tom Hutchison. Date of Project Submission: August 2012., Includes bibliography., Environmental Resource Studies 3830Y: Community-based research project.

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