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.

 
  • We are currently in peak sea turtle nesting season! Reminder: you must check with the Department of Environment (DoE) BEFORE bringing heavy equipment and vehicles onto the beach to clear debris. Heavy machinery and vehicles can collapse turtle nests and crush hatchling sea turtles and their nests. All sea turtles

  • FS Inc. is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the proposed Port Zeus Harbour Development ('Port Zeus') on Cayman Brac. The public is invited to review and comment on the ToR, which outlines what will be studied in the Environmental

  • The National Conservation Council General Meeting will be held next Wednesday, April 3rd at 2pm. The public are invited watch the meeting by live stream on CIG and DoE’s YouTube channel and Facebook pages. The complete Agenda may be downloaded here.The NCC 2023 Annual Report may be downloaded here. Questions

  • News & Press Releases

    Heavy Equipment Hatchling Warning

    We are currently in peak sea turtle nesting season! Reminder: you must check with the Department of Environment (DoE) BEFORE...

    NCC General Meeting – April 3rd

    The National Conservation Council General Meeting will be held next Wednesday, April 3rd at 2pm. The public are invited watch...

    Setbacks for sustainability

    High energy waves and storm surge inundates the South Sound area of Grand Cayman on 6 February, 2024 VIEW the...

    Port Zeus EIA Timeline Correction

    The DoE has received some enquiries about the status and timeline of the Port Zeus (Brac Marina Village) Environmental Impact...

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