Outdoor habitat for arboreal salamanders out of fence boards?

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I live in n. Ca, I have many arboreal and slender salamanders and live I the heart of a medium sized city, Santa Rosa, where these critters seem to love fence boards. I am a carpenter and save old material, where arboreals can be found abundantly. The question I pose is: is there any salamander apartment plans? Ideal spacing between boards? They love stacks of old wood! I would love to provide permanent structures ideally smaller than a pile of fence boards but out of same material...
 

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My experience is most salamanders want to be under debris or in holes in the ground and prefer semi-shady to quite shady conditions, depending on the species and elevation. Large rocks make great hides because they hold in moisture and are too large to be uncovered by most predators.
 
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