WELCOME!
Thank you for your interest in opossums and in joining the National Opossum Society. We have provided an application form on this site for your convenience. Please fill in the form, print it from your browser, and mail along with your check for the appropriate amount. This is an application for membership. We ask that, in addition to filling out the form completely, you include a letter that explains your interest and experience with opossums. We may correspond with you for clarifications, but it will simplify and expedite the process if you send a letter along with your application.

Please remember! If you have found an orphan, or an injured opossum, or if you need advice on the opossum currently in your care , do not wait for your membership to go through. Read the Orphan Page for first-aid information on babies.

National Opossum Society
Post Office Box 21197
Catonsville, MD 21228

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Please check all that apply:
  • I work with wild orphans/adults      I care for a non-releasable opossum
  • I am a veterinarian                          I am a wildlife rehabilitator
  • I am a novice caregiver                  I am a backyard observer/advocate
  • I am willing to have others call on me for help with opossums
  • Other: 
  • Do NOT list my name in the membership directory
I am a member of a wildlife rehabilitation organization:
  • IWRC NWRA Other/Local: OSUS


I want to become a member and receive the comprehensive membership packet, as well as the periodic newsletter 'Possum Tales. I enclose dues of $25
I want to receive Janice Hughlett's Orphan Care Handbook for a one time fee (updates are published in the newsletter) of an additional $10
I want to make a donation:
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WE REQUIRE THAT YOU SUBMIT A (BRIEF) LETTER WITH YOUR MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION EXPLAINING YOUR INTEREST AND INVOLVEMENT WITH OPOSSUMS.

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