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    There are native animals on the island. Read more here.

    Yes, and they always welcome new members! Read more here.

    The Spotted Gum forest on the island is protected, but trees can be cut down in some circumstances. Read about the Council’s tree policy.

    Managing weeds on your property is one of the best things you can do for the local plant environment: read more about planting and weeding on the island.

    This Council map (select Bush fire Maps in the dropdown map overlay in the top left) shows that all Scotland Island properties are designated as fire prone. More information can be found on this Northern Beaches Council website page. For more advice on bush fire safety, get in touch with the Scotland Island Rural Fire Brigade (SIRFB).