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 submission date for applications has passed. Are you currently studying in the sciences or will be in the coming year? Are you interested in the scientific work of the Department of Environment? Are you looking for a summer position focused on learning and supporting DoE’s scientific teams? The DoE

  • Is there an area of land you think should be preserved for future generations? The National Conservation Council is accepting nominations for protected areas in the Cayman Islands! Submit your letter of nomination by May 13th to be included in the 2022 consultation process. Include as much detail as possible

  • Download the ‘CaymanDoe’ app to get real time information on marine park boundaries and line fishing zones in seconds.

  • 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

  • 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 ~ 23 March, 2022

    The National Conservation Council wishes to advise the public of the upcoming General Meeting this Wednesday, 23 March, 2022 at...

    ReGen TOR Finalised

    The Government’s Environmental Assessment Board confirms that the Terms of Reference for the ReGen project (formerly the Integrated Solid Waste...

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