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Fishing Rules Reminder

The Department of Environment would like to remind the public of the National Conservation Law rules that are in place with regards to hook and line fishing from shore or on a boat.  There are minimum size restrictions in place which means that only fish longer than eight inches (8” or 20cm) nose-to-tail may be

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Enforcement Continues

  The Department of Environment would like to remind all residents that during this time we will continue to operate and ensure adherence to our conservation laws and regulations as normal. Department of Environment Conservation Officers continue their regular land and sea patrols and the National Conservation Law remains in effect, despite COVID-19. As always

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Why The Rules

Strict rules and guidelines when it comes to fishing in Cayman waters are there for a reason, and unless they are adhered to, future generations will suffer. That’s the view of Department of Environment enforcement officer Mark Orr who’s tasked with protecting Cayman’s seas. http://www.cayman27.com.ky/2013/03/06/doe-marine-life-warning  If you want to know what the rules are you

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Addressing the Poaching Problem

Lobster season is over for another year and the end of conch season is fast approaching… but for the Department of Environment, the hard work continues. http://www.cayman27.com.ky/2013/03/05/poaching-problem-grows. Cayman 27 reports on the task of protecting our marine wildlife. The public have a role to play as well. If you are aware of any poaching going on, contact an enforcement officer.

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Two Turtles Saved

So far two breeding turtles have been rescued from poachers by Conservation Officers of the Department of Environment. http://www.cayman27.com.ky/2011/09/13/joint-op-thwarts-poachers If you see turtle poaching call 911 If you see turtles nesting or hatching, call 938-NEST (938-6378)

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