Tag: On Land

Under the Mistletoe

The Hunt for Dendropemon caymanensis The Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DOE) recently collaborated on a project with longtime partner Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (RGB Kew), UK, to locate a mysterious Mistletoe species Dendropemon caymanensis known to be located only on Little Cayman. There is very little known about this parasitic plant but records from

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Freshwater species of the Cayman Islands under the microscope!

In May Dr. David Bass, professor and aquatic invertebrate ecologist from the University of Central Oklahoma was back on his annual visit to Grand Cayman. Since 2010, Dr. Bass has visited the island annually and has made 120 collections on sites across the three islands. As you can see, a grand cayman vacation is a

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The Flicker is Back

Volume 14 of Flicker is hot off the desktop publishing press. Check it out to stay up to date with what the DoE has been doing on land.

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Big Brac Iguana Count 2012

The 2012 Cayman Brac Iguana Survey has been completed. Thanks to everyone who called in an iguana sighting to the hotline. For endangered species like this one every individual counts so keep reporting to the Brac iguana hotline, 917-7744. The results of the Big Brac Iguana Count 2012 are now avaialble (as a PDF).

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For the Birders

Our friends at the National Trust are out counting parrots on Cayman Brac. If you missed it, here is an article about the project in the Caymanian Compass. http://www.compasscayman.com/caycompass/2012/06/21/Brac-parrot-survey-under-way/ Additional general information about our parrots is available on elsewhere on our website, https://doe.ky/parrots/.

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