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 and we welcome your comments and suggestions.

News & Press Releases

Media Release: Lobster Season Closes March 1st

The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that the closed season for lobster begins on 1 March and runs until 30 November. During the clo

World Wetlands Day 2018

Happy World Wetlands Day 2018! This year’s theme: “Urban wetlands make cities liveable” is all about urban wetlands and their role for a sustain

Flicker #33

The Terrestrial Resources Unit’s 32nd issue of “Flicker” is hot off the press! Learn more about the Little Cayman Green Anole study, the short a

Protecting Cayman Island Sharks: Monitoring, Movement and Motive

Since 2008, the Department of Environment have partnered with Marine Conservation International to study Cayman’s sharks. Until 2016, this project w