The National Opossum Society is an all-volunteer not-for-profit, tax-exempt charity, founded December 5, 1986. Our principles and goals are:
1.Educate ourselves and share knowledge with others on all aspects of the proper care of opossums.
2.Educate the public concerning the benefits of the opossum in the environment.
3.Work with all agencies to improve management and handling of opossums in the environment
4.Serve as a nationwide resource for current and correct diet, medical, and general knowledge of opossums.