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Sybil’s Crownbeard Meeting

The DoE invites CaymanBrac residents to a special meeting to discuss the Conservation Plan for Sybil’s Crownbeard (Verbesina Caymanensis), a small shrub unique to Cayman Brac. The entire world population of Sybil’s Crownbeard occurs on the seasonally shaded north-facing cliffs of Cayman Brac’s Bluff, above Spot Bay as far west as the Big Channel Bluff

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General Meeting 21 July

National Conservation Council General Meeting, 21 July 2021, 2pm, Grand Cayman Government Administration Building room 2024. Press and public welcome to attend to observe. Email us, ConservationCouncil@gov.ky, for more information. Agenda & Documents – single PDF

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Green Iguana Cull Update

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 and individuals with valid trade

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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 download links for iOS and Android versions of the Cayman DoE app.

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ISWMS TOR Notice

NOTICE OF INTENT TO FINALISE THE TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE PROPOSED INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ISWMS) ALSO KNOWN AS REGEN. REQUEST FOR COMMENTS AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING  The Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) is providing Notice to the Public of the publication of the Draft Terms of Reference (ToR)

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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 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. “The enhanced Marine Parks regulations

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DoE Advisory: Coral Disease Spread & Decontamination Recommended

The deadly Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) has spread approx. 2 miles westward but has not yet breached the DoE managed ‘firewall’. The advisory provides more details of the disease impacted areas and how to decontaminate gear used in the water to prevent the risk of further transmission of the disease to other areas,

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Record 2020 Turtle Season

We are happy to report an excellent 2020 turtle season that broke several records! Read the details here: Download DoE_PR – Record 2020 Turtle Season 2021-1-19 final

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Vacancy – Coordinator, UK OTs Natural Capital Accounting (EFTEC)

Do you know of anyone who is interested in Economics and the Environment? EFTEC is hiring for a Regional Coordinator for the UK’s Overseas Territories’ natural capital accounts programme in the Caribbean. Deadline: 16th December 2020. For more information, download the Vacancy Notice here: Download   EFTEC Vacancy Notice – Regional Coordinator for UK OTs

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