Living with western ringtail possums – avoiding conflicts while promoting conservation of a threatened species

Date: 07, Sep, 2020
Author(s):   Rochelle Steven
Publisher: TSR Hub

We sometimes find ourselves at odds with some of our native species, including the threatened western ringtail possum. Some species, like the ringtail, seem to be able to adapt to living with us in urban and peri-urban areas. We should view this as an opportunity to provide habitat for our wildlife, considering the extent of habitat loss that has occurred since the time of European colonisation.