Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

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car versus sustainable transportation
This study with students at Peterborough Collegiate Vocational School attempts to understand how youth feel towards the car and sustainable transportation, how this is shaped by age, and how environmental knowledge shapes student behaviours., Introduction -- Literature review. Environmental attitudes. Psycho-spatial dimension of environmental perceptions. Environmental knowledge. Geography of children and youth. Automobile use -- Methodology. Student survey questionnaire. Focus groups. Participant observation -- Results. Survey questionnaire. Focus groups. E.C.O.S. and Gr. 12 presentations -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References., by Lyndsey Corrigan. --, Includes: Literature Review, Final research report, Bibliography., Completed for: Jackie Donaldson at Peterborough Green-Up ; Supervising Professor: Alan Brunger, Trent University, Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references (p. 29)., GEOG 470 ,Geography, Community-based research project.
Invasion of the round goby (negobius melanostomus) in Great Lake tributaries
Invasive species are a continuing issue for Ontario, in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. The round goby is an example of this. This study focuses on the distribution of round gobies within Great Lake tributaries and the impact of barriers., Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B., by Bethany Waite. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendices., Completed for: Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 384H, Environmental Resource Science, Community-based research project.
Supermarket tour
This report includes: the health effects and political issues around "bottled water" ; profiles of various food additives in our food; environmental and health impacts: packaging and distribution of food; other signs of sickness in our food system., By: Juby Lee and Christopher Stygall. --, Completed for: Rachel Gurofsky at OPIRG; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, [Trent University]; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: January 2008., Includes bibliography., ERST/CAST 334H.
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.
Horticultural pathways
Invasive plants are plant species that are not native to Canada and United States. These plants are a problem because they out compete and displace native plants that wildlife depend on. This report outlines some goals for prevention and management of invasive species., 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Strategic goals in Canada. 1.2 Strategic goals in US -- 2.0 Role of Federal Government of Canada. 2.1 Agriculture Canada. 2.2 Canadian Boarder Services. 2.3 Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 2.4 Environment Canada. 2.5 Natural Resources Canada. 2.6 Parks Canada -- 3.0 Provincial. 3.1 Alberta. 3.2 British Columbia. 3.3 Manitoba. 3.4 New Brunswick. 3.5 Newfoundland & Labrador. 3.6 Nova Scotia. 3.7 Ontario. 3.8 Prince Edward Island. 3.9 Quebec. 4.0 Saskatchewan -- 4.0 US Federal. 4.1 Department of Agriculture. 4.2 Importing and exporting. 4.3 US Great Lake States -- References., by Keith Reid, Jason Noronha & Natasha Hilts. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes references (p. 18)., ERST 316, Environmental Resource Studies, Community-Based Natural Resource Management
Why green isn't enough
This report provides an outline of current challenges and past victories for migrant worker advocacy from the organized labour perspective of the United Food and Commerical Workers Union (UFCW)., Annotated bibliography on the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) ; Green Justice retreat resource kit, Youth Environmental Network ; We speak for ourselves : Indigenous peoples challenge the fossil fuel regime in Alberta ; Who is responsible? Life and death for two migrant farm-workers ; Myths of diversity ; Green is not the only colour : Reflections on the state of anti-racist environmentalism in Canada ; Migrant workers in Ontario : growing the food we eat ; Why green isn't enough : an anti-racist anti-colonial environmentalism conference ; Dominion, a grassroots news cooperative., by Muna Ali, Rachel Gurofsky, and Juby Lee. --, Includes: Annotated bibliography, Conference and migrant agricultural worker welcome kits., [Completed for]: Kawartha World Issues Centre ; Supervising Professor: Mary-Jo Nadeau, Trent University, and Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., SOCI 358H & WMST 383H, Sociology and Women's Studies, Community-based research project & Community research placement.
Evaluation of a service learning program
This report provides a synopsis of an evaluation of the Trent Centre for Community-based Education initiative to partner with the Canadian Studies department to offer short-term service-learning projects through the Canadian Studies course., Executive summary -- Section 1: Background -- Section 2: Methodology -- Section 3: Findings -- Section 4: Recommendations -- Section 5: Conclusion -- References., Includes appendices and bibliography., Completed for: Barb Woolner at the Trent Centre for Community-based Education ; Supervisor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: September 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., IDST 422, International Development Studies; Assessment of development projects
Evaluation of the implementation of Trent University's 'No Sweat' policy
In 2002, Trent University adopted a 'No Sweat' policy to ensure garments manufactured for the University are made under humane working conditions in compliance with standards set by the International Labour Organization (ILO). This report is the summation of a project proposed by OPIRG Peterborough, through the TCCBE, to build continuity and cohesion in the application of the policy at Trent University., Section 1: Executive summary -- Section 2: Introduction -- Section 3: Methodology -- Section 4: Background information -- Section 5: Results and analysis -- Section 6: Analysis and recommendations -- Section 7: Monitoring and evaluation recommendations -- Section 8: Conclusion -- Section 9: Reflections -- References -- Appendices., by Ashley Davidson and Danielle Hoegy. --, Includes: Final report, Appendices., Completed for: Yolanda Jones and Karen Sutherland, OPIRG ; Supervising Professor: Chris Beyers, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community Based Education., Date of project submission : April 2008., IDST 422, International Development Studies, Assessment of development projects.
Household product public education
This report reviews common household products and shows their contained ingredients, possible side effects after usage and suggestions for 'green' alternatives., By: Michael Reid. --, [Completed for]: Peterborough Green-up ; Supervising Professor: Ann MacLeod, [Trent University] ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes references., NURS 402, Nursing, Independent nursing practice.
Local food sourcing
This project is a pamphlet (A Food Sourcing Ethnography for ... the Seasoned Spoon cafe), which describes the Seasoned Spoon, and discusses the products available at this cafe., By: Anna Haas, Deanna Hergert and Curtis Jackson. --, Completed for: Aimee Blyth at the Seasoned Spoon ; Supervisor: Paula Anderson, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: January 2008., ERST 334H, Environmental Studies, Community-based research project.
Household products public education II
The purpose of this report is to continue needed research on the human and environmental affects of common household products. Peterborough Green-Up will use the information to continue the Green Shopping Guide, a database of suggestions for local consumers to use when shopping for environmentally sustainable or healthier choices., Acknowledgements -- Abstract -- List of tables -- List of figures -- List of maps -- 1.0 Chapter one: Introduction -- 2.0 Chapter two: Theories, models, and hypothesis -- 3.0 Chapter three: Review of literature -- 4.0 Chapter four: Study area -- 5.0 Chapter five: Methodology -- 6.0 Chapter six: Data and results -- 7.0 Chapter seven: Discussion -- 8.0 Chapter eight: Recommendations -- Chapter nine: Summary and conclusions -- References -- Appendices., By: Ashley Hook-Rohland. --, Includes: appendices and bibliography., Completed for: Cate Henderson & Paula Anderson at Peterborough Green-up ; Supervisor: Alan Brunger, Trent University ; Trent Centre for Community-based Education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references (p. 36-38)., GEOG 470, Geography, Community-based research project.
synthesis of the current literature on the distribution, life history, and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (osmerus mordax)
This report represents a synthesis of the current relevant literature on the life history characteristics and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Ontario., By: Andrew Chard. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 316H, Environmental and Resource Studies, Community-based research project.

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