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 – 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.

RCIPS & DoE Host Turtle Friendly Lighting Seminar

18 March – The RCIPS and Department of Environment (DoE) partnered to host a seminar on turtle friendly lighting for business owners and manager

Stingray handling video

Please see the link to this video on stingray handling guidelines from our friends at the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, made in collaboration with the

Lobster season closes 1 March

28 February – The Cayman Islands lobster fishing season closes Friday, 1 March. The National Conservation Law (NCL) sets the closed season dates