Mountain Maid Goldmine Reopened


The historic Mountain Maid Goldmine in the Copeland Tops State Conservation Area has reopened to the public. The historic site near Gloucester has been extensively redeveloped and reopened on Friday the 15/10/2010. Free tours are available on Sunday as part of an open day. For more information on the mine that is located near Gloucester and the Barrington Tops National Park, contact NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

 

Google Enters Wind Power Generation Business


Internet giant Google has signed an agreement to invest in offshore wind power generation in the United States. This looks like quite a project. Have a look at the Google Blog post concerning this enterprise at:

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/10/wind-cries-transmission.html

World Animal Day: October 4


October 4 is World Animal Day. Find out more at:

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/index.asp

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/october-4-is-world-animal-day-october-is-world-animal-month-celebrate-species-around-the-world-with-rare-conservation–103126274.html

What is happening in Australia? Visit:

http://www.worldanimalday.org.uk/2010_events.asp?region=Australia+%26+New+Zealand