WELCOME TO THE CAYMAN ISLANDS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT

The Mission of the Department of Environment is to facilitate responsible management and sustainable use of the natural environment and the natural resources of the Cayman Islands; through environmental protection and conservation, wise use, scientific research and public education. Our site is evolving and we welcome your comments and suggestions.

News & Press Releases

Grouper Season Protections

January is the start of grouper season. And its important that we leave them on the reef and don’t fish them from the spawning aggregations. http://www.cayman27.ky/blog/2016/01/environment-break-protecting-caymans-groupers/   So save a grouper, eat a lionfish. Maybe two. http://www.cayman27.ky/blog/2016/01/celebrity-chef-spearheading-lionfish-awareness-one-dish-time/

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Marine Parks Consultation Extended

Extension of Marine Protected Areas Consultation to 18 December 2015   The National Conservation Council, wishing to accommodate requests for additional time to submit representations on the Enhanced Marine Protected Areas proposals, has extended the time for receipt of representations to 5 pm on Friday December 18, 2015.   Details of the proposals are available on [...]

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