Western Ringtail Possum Survey
Bouvard Coast Care Group - bouvardcoastcare.org.au
Are you the owner or lessee of your property?
I am renting
Were you aware that you have Western Ringtail Possums in your neighborhood before we contacted you?
Are you confident in identifying a Western Ringtail Possum from a Common Brushtail Possum?
Do you have Western Ringtail Possums frequenting your yard/residence?
Do you have a WRP drey or nest on your property?
Did you know that the Western Ringtail Possum is listed as ‘Vulnerable’ and protected under the federal Environmental Protection and Biodiversity (EPBC) Act?
Are you aware of the City of Mandurah’s Tree Preservation Areas and theimplications for affected residences?
Do you have any of the following in your yard? Please select all that apply.
Cat(s) with outdoor access
Unsealed eaves/ roof entrances
Bird baths/ water access
Trees and/or thick vegetation
Do you support the City of Mandurah’s plans to undertake the following conservation efforts? Please tick for Yes, leave blank for No.
Enhance existing vegetation corridors in the area
A rope bridge over Old Coast Road for safe movement between vegetation areas
Provide residents with Peppermint seedlings to improve future habitat linkages
Additional signage – traffic and/or interpretive
Please provide any comments you have for your choices above
Would you be interested in assisting with conservation efforts to help support Western Ringtail Possums (please tick all that apply):
Recording Western Ringtail Possum sightings via a simple Citizen Science App
Assisting with wildlife-camera monitoring in the area
Community plantings of suitable native species in reserves in POS in the area
Planting suitable species in your own yard
Habitat box building workshop and installation
Freeze and provide dead possums for research
Donate money toward Conservation works
Other (please specify below):
Are you aware of the national and international significance of the nearby Yalgorup National Park and Lake Clifton?
Please include any further feedback or suggestions you have; and/or your favorite memory/story about a visiting Western Ringtail Possum.
Thankyou for your time and participation
Please keep in touch with updates of Western Ringtail Possum conservation in my area
I’d like to be informed of future communityevents and conservation projects at Yalgorup National Park
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