Welcome to the Cayman Islands Department of Environment

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 daily and we welcome your comments and suggestions.

News & Press Releases

Green Iguana cull updates – List of available cullers

Please check here to receive updated progress reports during the ongoing 2018/2019 Green Iguana Cull, in addition to other relevant cull information.

DoE urges residents not to dig up turtle nests

23 September – A video circulating on social media in Cayman earlier this month appears to show an individual or individuals digging up a sea tu

RCIPS & DoE remind iguana cullers of responsibilities

12 September – The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Environment are issuing a reminder to registered iguana cullers and

Amnesty period for ‘pet’ parrots starts Sept. 1st

29 August – Residents who are currently keeping Cayman parrots as pets will be given six months, from 1 September 2019 to 29 February 2020, to