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Dept of Environment-Cayman Islands
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

Media Release: Influx of Sargassum

Given the recent wind direction changes, many beaches around all three islands are currently experiencing a large influx of Sargassum seaweed particul

Public Notice: Nominations for Protected Areas 2017

The National Conservation Council is once again inviting public nominations for new protected areas in the Cayman Islands. Nominations made in 2016 ar

Public Notice

The Department of Environment wishes to advise the public that we will be unable to accept payments or issue receipts for licenses/permits etc. during

Conservation Council Meeting 14 June 2017

Kindly note: There will be a General Meeting of the National Conservation Council at 2:00pm on Wednesday 14 June at the Government Administration Bu