Tag: National Conservation Law

Setbacks for sustainability

High energy waves and storm surge inundates the South Sound area of Grand Cayman on 6 February, 2024 VIEW the interactive coastal setback map On February 6th 2024, the Cayman Islands experienced a Nor’wester with high seas and near gale force winds. Unfortunately many coastal properties, across the islands suffered damage as a result, with

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DoE Comment on Cayman Compass CPA Morritt’s Article

In light of the recent Compass article regarding the Central Planning Authority’s (CPA) environmental consultation process in relation to the Morritt’s application, the Department of Environment (DoE) and National Conservation Council (NCC) feel compelled to clarify that since July 2023 the CPA have been fully aware of the DoE/NCC’s simple, directed conditions of approval required to mitigate the potential adverse effects to the adjacent Marine Protected Area.

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Draft Environmental Statement – ReGen Project

NOTICE OF INTENT TO MAKE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT (ES) FOR THE PROPOSED ReGen PROJECT(FORMERLY THE ‘INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM’) REQUEST FOR COMMENTS AND NOTICE OF OPEN HOUSE SESSIONS  The Environmental Assessment Board (EAB) established for the ReGen project is hereby providing Notice to the Public regarding the availability of the Draft Environmental

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Final Terms of Reference EIA East-West Arterial Extension

The Final Terms of Reference for the Environmental Impact Assessment of the East-West Arterial Extension from Woodland Drive to Frank Sound Road are now complete. Download the Final Terms of Reference The Terms of Reference have been developed by the project proponent, the National Roads Authority, in collaboration with the Environmental Assessment Board which includes

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Alien Species in the Cayman Islands

2022 Regulations & Frequently Asked Questions The new (Alien Species) Regulations 2022 recently passed by Cabinet will ensure greater protections for Cayman’s most precious native flora and fauna (plants and animals) with the creation of a prohibited species list, and differentiating between domestic & feral species. The legislation also provides ways to control feral and

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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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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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Council Meeting 24 February 2015

The National Conservation Council will hold a general meeting on Tuesday February 24th, 2015, from 2pm to 5pm in the ground floor meeting room (1038) of the Government Administration Building (Grand Cayman). This meeting is open to bservers from the public. Download the Agenda for the meeting below: 2015-02-24 Agenda v1

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Conservation Council Meeting

The National Conservation Council met on Wednesday December 3rd, from 2pm to 4pm, in the ground floor meeting room of the Government Administration Building (Grand Cayman). This meeting was open to observers from the public. As all items on the Agenda were passed by the Council an updated Agenda, with meeting documents, is now available.  NCC

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