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

Green Iguana cull updates

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

List of available Green Iguana cullers

The following list of names and contact details has been provided by Green Iguana cullers or cull teams wishing to offer their services to the public.

Conch/Whelk seasons open 1 November

October 31 – The Cayman Islands’ conch and whelk seasons open Thursday, 1 November. Every year, the open seasons serve as a way for residents

DoE warns of discarded fishing line danger

October 15 – Department of Environment conservation officers were called to help a sea turtle that had been entangled in discarded fishing line