TREE HOLLOWS & NEST BOXES
Native animals that use tree hollows include possums; gliders, birds and microbats. Tree hollows can take up to 150 years form, and as a result of land clearing, tree-hollows are an increasingly scarce resource in the Australian landscape. If wildlife can't find appropriate hollows, it can harm their chances of survival, and they can become locally extinct. Nest boxes can play a vital role as substitute hollows, providing nesting opportunities for a wide range of wildlife.
Here's how to get a Possum Nest Box for your garden:
Will wildlife use nest boxes?
We have observed wildlife inhabiting nest boxes in bush blocks, urban residential properties, and public parks.
The following factors should be considered when constructing or buying a nest box:
This page last updated Februaty 2022