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 all-new Cayman DOE app is finally ready for iOS devices! Simply search for ‘Cayman DoE’ in the App store or use this direct Apple App Store link to download and install.Android users, please check back often as we expect your version to be ready shortly. Coming Soon!

  • The Green Iguana Cull programme started in October 2018, with the objective to control the abundant population of invasive Green Iguanas that first became established in Grand Cayman around 1995. This program, coordinated by the Department of Environment, employs appropriately humane practices to remove this invasive species, utilizing trained Caymanians

  • Download the very latest marine park maps and brochures for Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac & Little Cayman, as well as boundary maps and coordinates. You can even download Google Earth files for all three islands! Below you will also find a link for more information about the upcoming release of

  • The Department of the Environment has become aware of enquiries by members of the public concerning whether a recent rule change outlawed fishing from the shore everywhere in the Cayman Islands. The Minister for Environment and the Department of Environment wish to assure the public that this is not true.

  • Since the discovery of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) on the north wall of Grand Cayman in June 2020, the Department of Environment (DoE) continues to battle with this deadly coral disease which has devastated reefs in Florida and around the Caribbean. Learn more about SCTLD by following the

  • News & Press Releases

    General Meeting 21 July

    National Conservation Council General Meeting, 21 July 2021, 2pm, Grand Cayman Government Administration Building room 2024. Press and public welcome...

    Green Iguana Cull Update

    The Green Iguana Cull programme started in October 2018, with the objective to control the abundant population of invasive Green...

    Get the Cayman DoE app

    An all-new custom app is currently in the final stages of development. Please check back soon for more updates and...

    ISWMS TOR Notice

    NOTICE OF INTENT TO FINALISE THE TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT...

    Where Can I Fish from Shore?

    The Department of the Environment has become aware of enquiries by members of the public concerning whether a recent rule...

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