welcome to the cayman islands department of environment

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.

  • The public is invited to review and comment on the Terms of Reference for the Environmental Impact Assessment of the East-West Arterial Extension from Woodland Drive to Frank Sound Road. The Terms of Reference have been developed by the project proponent, the National Roads Authority, in collaboration with the Environmental

  • Researchers are investigating how to protect sea turtles in the Cayman Islands from the multiple threats caused by climate change. The islands’ sea turtles are recovering from over-harvesting – but climate change is causing habitat loss, an increasingly female population (the sex of turtle hatchlings is determined by temperature) and

  • 2022 Regulations & Frequently Asked Questions Download FAQ Download New Regulations The new (Alien Species) Regulations 2022 recently passed by Cabinet will ensure greater protections for Cayman's most precious native flora and fauna (plants and animals) with the creation of a prohibited species list, and differentiating between domestic & feral

  • News & Press Releases

    Alien Species in the Cayman Islands

    2022 Regulations & Frequently Asked Questions The new (Alien Species) Regulations 2022 recently passed by Cabinet will ensure greater protections...

    NCC General Meeting – 14 December

    The National Conservation Council wishes to advise the public of the upcoming General Meeting Wednesday, 14 December, 2022 at 2pm....

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