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Climate Change Risks Survey

As part of the ongoing Cayman Islands Climate Change Risk Assessment, the Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency has launched a public questionnaire to evaluate knowledge, attitudes and practices related to climate change in the Cayman Islands. This survey will supplement the ongoing technical workshops with important insights on local beliefs about climate change, ongoing

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Summer Research Assistants Wanted!

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 looking for dedicated and

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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 2pm. The public are invited to observe the live stream of the meeting via the ‘DoECayman’ Facebook page and “CaymanIslandsDoE” YouTube channel links below: https://www.facebook.com/DOECaymanhttps://www.youtube.com/CaymanIslandsDoE The complete Agenda with appendices is available for download at

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Fresh Perspectives on Preservation Wanted!

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 to explain where the area

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ReGen TOR Finalised

The Government’s Environmental Assessment Board confirms that the Terms of Reference for the ReGen project (formerly the Integrated Solid Waste Management System) have now been finalised after a period of public consultation and three public meetings. The Terms of Reference explain the guidelines and scope for the studies which will be done as part of

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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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all-new Cayman doe app launches for iOS

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!

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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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