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National Conservation Law & Council

National Conservation Law

The National Conservation Law is a modern environmental law which will allow the Cayman Islands to protect and conserve endangered, threatened and endemic plants and their habitats as well as the variety of wildlife in the Cayman Islands.

The Department of Environment ( is happy to answer any questions anyone may have regarding the Law, or to speak with any groups that still have questions.

National Conservation Council

The National Conservation Council is established by and to facilitate the goals of the National Conservation Law. The Department of Environment is a member of and provides administrative services to the National Conservation Council. Many of the activities carried out under the Law – issuing permits, species protection rules, national parks and other protected areas - will be conducted under the auspices, direction or permission of the National Conservation Council. The Council may be reached via email,