Build your own wildlife nesting box for parrots or possums

Presented by Adelaide Sustainability Centre in partnership with FauNature


Build your own wildlife nesting box for parrots or possums

Join James Smith of fauNature to discover how we can support our native wildlife. This workshop is ideal for families, small groups or individuals. Learn about:

  • the importance of natural hollows
  • hollow-dependant wildlife
  • issues faced by hollow-dependant fauna/wildlfe
  • the best positions for nesting boxes
  • maintaining nest boxes

Participants will build a nest box of their choice to take home with them.


Tickets and pricing:

Presentation only:
Select the free ticket option if you would like to attend the presentation to learn about our local hollow-dependent fauna but DO NOT wish to purchase and build a nest box.

If you wish to build a nest box:
Ticket prices vary depending on the type of box you choose to build.

Buy a ticket for the type of box you wish to build, this also includes admission for one person.

Then book a free ticket for any additional people who will join you on the day (for example if two members of the same family* are coming or a friend is joining you, book one box and one free ticket).

  • Small Parrot Kit - $38.75 + bf
  • Medium Parrot Kit - $43.25 + bf
  • Brushtail or Ringtail Possum Kit - $45.00 + bf
  • Free ticket - Includes a ticket to attend presentation with a friend or family member who has purchased a nesting box to build. This ticket does not include an individual nesting box to take home.

* Participants for the wildlife box build workshop need to be at least seven years old.

About the presenter:

James Smith runs fauNature, a company dedicated to assisting people in attracting and engaging with local wildlife.

James is author of Wildlife of Greater Adelaide, a comprehensive wildlife book about Adelaide. Covering the Mount Lofty – Kangaroo Island region, one of the designated 15 diversity rich areas across Australia. The book is over 450 pages with 11 chapters on identification including a list of 468 species and over 470 photographs collected over a four year period. There are chapters on worms, molluscs, crustaceans, arachnids, myriapods, insects, fishes, frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals.



The Adelaide Sustainability Centre is supported by the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board and Conservation Council of South Australia.


May 04, 2019 at 10:00am - 12pm
The Joinery
111 Franklin St
Adelaide, SA 5000
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Diane Salvi · · (08) 7123 2166
$38.75 AUD · Purchase tickets

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