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SCTLD Response Divers Wanted!

SCTLD Response Divers Wanted! The DoE needs assistance in coordinating the national response to SCTLD. Deadline: 17 April 2021. Click to download the full notice (Pdf 453Kb) Find application here: https://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/SCTLD-APPLICATION-FORM.doc Send application to: Rebecca.Jordison@gov.ky

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Enhanced Marine Parks

The enhanced marine parks are now in force. Download your copy of the new brochure to stay familiar with the Cayman Islands marine conservation rules.           https://doe.ky/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Marine-Parks-Brochure-March-18-2021.pdf  

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Stingray Feeding April 20 – 3 May 2020

STINGRAY FEEDING SUMMARY REPORT #3 and #4 APRIL 20th– MAY 3rd 2020   Following on from the previous Stingray Feeding Summary Reports #1 April 4-8 and #2 April 9- 19 the DoE continues to assume responsibility for the ongoing and regular supplemental feeding and human interaction at the Stingray City Sand Bar.  As previously stated

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Mangrove Plan Adopted

Public Notice National Conservation Council – Adoption of Mangrove Conservation Plan The National Conservation Council, in accordance with section 17 of the National Conservation Law, 2013, has adopted the Species Conservation Plan for Mangroves, conservation.ky/protected-species-conservation-plan/.  Email ConservationCouncil@gov.ky with questions. “As the country looks forward to coming out of quarantine, no doubt, with a new sense

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Green Iguana Cull 2020 updates – List of iguana cullers

Please check here to receive updated progress reports during the 2020 Green Iguana Cull, in addition to other relevant cull information. Reports from the 2018/19 Green Iguana Cull Project may be found at this link: https://doe.ky/green-iguana-cull-updates/ Also, check out this link for a current list of available Green Iguana cullers: https://doe.ky/list-of-available-green-iguana-cullers/ The below numbers represent

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Comments sought on Meagre Bay plan

12 February – Meagre Bay Pond is one of the Cayman Islands’ oldest protected areas, with no management provisions in place at the present time. This Management Plan seeks to provide an appropriate scale of public access to view birds on the pond and to restore surrounding black mangrove forest and natural patterns of seasonal

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‘Grouper Moon’ project yields dramatic results

8 January – A new study from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego has documented a successful recovery effort among Nassau Grouper populations in the Cayman Islands thanks to an approach involving government agencies, academic researchers and nonprofit organizations. (Press release courtesy of Scripps Institution of Oceanography UC

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DoE asks residents to help document ‘King Tides’

7 January – At certain times, coastal areas around the world will report much higher than normal tidal surges known as perigean spring tides or ‘King Tides’, caused by  several factors including the proximity and alignment of the sun and moon to the Earth. (Graphic courtesy of the US National Ocean Service) In 2020, King

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Green Iguana cull continues in 2020

6 January – The Cayman Islands Green Iguana Cull Project will continue in 2020 and all participating cullers will be required to renew their cull registrations in January. Registration renewals will begin on 6 January, 2020 at the George Town Landfill counting station and continue until the end of January. Participants are asked to bring

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Green Iguana cull 2018/19

The below numbers represent the number of culled Green Iguanas turned in at the George Town Landfill site for each given date between Oct. 29, 2018 and Dec. 21, 2019. Week 60 (Dec 16-Dec 21) Cull Total = 10,320 Week 59 (Dec 9-Dec 14) Cull Total = 14,597 Week 58 (Dec 2-Dec 7) Cull Total

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