Step 5 – Build a snuggly possum nest box

Banana peel for scale.

This design was taken from the Foundation for National Parks’ rather excellent Backyard Buddies website, and walks you through the requirements for a properly proportioned, cosy nest box for your little possum friends.  We used untreated timber for the walls, and some old marine ply for the roof, so that it wouldn’t smell too nasty to our marsupial guests.

Click here for detailed instructions on how to build a nest box

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