Trent University - Community Based Research

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Trent University - Community Based Research

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A Front Porch View of Canning Lake: A Study of Historical Settlement Patterns
Traces the property history using abstract property indexes located in the Land Registry Office, Minden, and analyzes the development of the property and the area.

A Guide to the Ontario Endangered Species Act 2007: Information for Private Landowners in Haliburton County
A handbook outlining reasons for legislation, classification of ecologically sensitive lands, application of legislation, restrictions and enforcement, economics of land management.See TP-598 for research, surveys, and anaylsis.

A study of the current waste management practices of Haliburton County, Ontario and the potential diversion of organic waste materials to Abbey Gardens for compost

Accessibility background research and informal interviews with key-informants from Haliburton County's Business Community.

Aging Well in Haliburton County: The Personal Experience
A qualitative research project commissioned by the Haliburton Aging-Well Committee.

A septic system guide for cottagers - A Kennesis Lake community project
This project reviewed alternatives to septic systems that are applicable in Haliburton County. The project was done in the form of a website.

The Atlas groups the park properties of Minden Hills Township. It provides maps of the parks, their locations, facilities, and attractions. Ultimately the Township wants to improve the existing trail systems, as well as create new trail segments to…

An Evaluation Report for Point in Time
An audit of all operations for Point in Time with regard to the four areas the Childrens Mental Health Organization identify as required for accreditation. These include program, staffing, governance and management.

Application of Aggregate Resources Act in Haliburton, Ontario
Examines the Aggregate Resources Act as it applies to Haliburton County; focuses on legislation and the role municipalities have in the aggregate resource permit and licensing processes.

Discusses reasons for endangered species legislation, classification of ecologically sensitive lands, application of legislation, restrictions and enforcement, and economic benefits to protecting natural heritage.Purpose is to create a concise…

Art on Trails - A Case Study Approach: Haliburton Highlands
Paper provides background information to aid in decision-making about the incorporation of art on local trails systems, and to help initiate a partnership between Haliburton Highlands Trails and Tours Network and the Arts Community.

Assessment and Evaluation of the Amalgamation of the Staff of the OEYC Daycare Center in Haliburton
Purpose is to identify ways to strengthen the process of amalgamation of the administration of the Ontario Early Year Centres in the Haliburton area.

Best Practices for Managing Trails Using Volunteers
The research will be used to develop a model for best practices for trail development and management that will assist the organization in developing successful partnerships in the community.

This evaluation examined the effectiveness of the program, the benefits it offers to participants, and the role of the program within the complementary, integrated care approach to healing and recovery.

Examines the development of a wetlands boardwalk linking the River Walk Trail to Minden walking trail system. Discusses economic, ecological and social value of wetlands, construction options, and educational oportunities.

Explores a variety of green options for housing renovation and construction projects in Haliburton County, using environmentally friendly materials from local sources and alternative sources of energy. This reduces stress on the environment, energy…

This report investgates the history of several lots on Canning Lake and provides some analysis on the implications of the changes, in terms of land use, over time.

Develop key environmental messages that correspond with specified local, provincial and national events. Create a communication plan to deliver messages by way of a variety of media to effectively target the intended audience.

The purpose of this project was to develop resources to transfer information about the relationship between phosphorus and water clarity, to elementary grades 2-5 students.

Building on previous research (TP-557), this project identifies a method for further consultation with the lake community. The report focuses on community engagement, methods of communication, and dissemination of reports.
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