Newsletter 320

Edition 320:13th February 2014   

Hi ExplorOz Reader,

We hope you enjoy this week's edition of our newsletter with all the latest information about what's happening on the website.

New Wildflowers Section

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Appreciating native flora and fauna is one of the great joys of "Exploring Oz", particularly the search for, identification and photography of Australian Wildflowers.

Based on your feedback, we have created a Wildflowers database, which displays an image, description, identification notes, location and references for plants found throughout Australia.

Wildflower enthusiasts Member - John and Val have been busy uploading records into the system to get things started, however all registered site users have access to create pages, edit existing records and upload images. So, please take the time to have a look and contribute!

Also in development is an all new Recipes Section, so please start compiling recipes and photos of your favourite camp dishes ready to share soon!

EOZi Android

Shop Image EOZi Android is a custom interface for users of OziExplorer Android. EOZi combines an attractive and easy to use layout, simple access to OziExplorer controls and functions, and a comprehensive User Manual to ensure that you can complete trip planning and navigation tasks with ease.

ExplorOz have developed this interface and supporting documents based on feedback from our audience, and from our team's own experience using OziExplorer Android. And remember, you can use this program with EOTopo 200K mapping for an even better navigation experience.

Please note you must already have OziExplorer Android installed on your device to be able to use the EOZi interface.

Available for only $10 ($6.00 for Members) in the ExplorOz Online Shop.

Request Your Free Guide to Tassie

Ad Image Spirit of Tasmania is proud to announce the launch of their NEW travel guide Experience Tasmania: Outdoor Edition. Featuring some of the best outdoor activities in picturesque Tasmania including hiking, fishing, camping, cycling, wildlife spotting, ‘glamping’ and more! Whatever your outdoor enthusiast level, they’ve packed the guide with loads of ideas to suit everyone.

To help you plan your perfect Tassie outdoor itinerary, this guide features a handy fold-out map highlighting over 70 activities and attractions for all ages and fitness levels.

Request your FREE copy of Experience Tasmania: Outdoor Edition today!

*The above Advertorial has been supplied by Spirit of Tasmania

Valentine's Day Facebook Photos

Prize Image Do you have a great photo of yourself and your "better half" taken at a picturesque Australian travel destination? Why not share the love this Valentine's Day with other ExplorOz'ers?  Simply post the photo on the ExplorOz Facebook Page by the end of day tomorrow (5pm WST).

We will then create a composite image of all entries to use as our Facebook Cover Photo for the next week. Please note you must "like" the ExplorOz Facebook Page (if you haven't already) in order to be able to post your photo.

Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone from the EO Team!

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park News

Place Image Halligan Bay Point will now be included as part of the Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre National Park thanks to a generous donation of the site from Anna Creek Station.

Halligan Bay Point is one of two camping and viewing areas for Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, which has previously benefitted from infrastructure installed by the DENR several years ago, and the integration of the site into the national park will ensure its maintenance as a public use camp ground in future.

ExplorOz Shop - What's New?

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SPOT Gen 3 is a compact, rugged handheld personal tracker that supports location tracking and check-in/ok reporting as well as help and duress functions. SPOT Gen 3 is delivered complete and ready-to-go. SPOT Gen 3 uses 100% satellite technology to send your GPS locations to your immediate contacts and emergency responders.

Exclusive ExplorOz Offer! Non-members receive a FREE Personal Membership (valued at $50). ExplorOz Members have access to our EOTrackMe system, which allows you to re-publish your SPOT Tracking on the ExplorOz site, linked to your Member Profile Page.

Available for $199 ($189.05 for Members) from the ExplorOz Shop.

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