September 18, 2021

Cayman Islands National Trust appoints full time employee for Mission House

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The Mission House, a property of significant historical value, will now be open on a regular basis to the general public from Monday 30thApril. The regular hours are being boosted as The National Trust has a new National Trust (NT) Historic Coordinator, Ms. Jennifer Martinez. Ms. Martinez is a fifth generation Caymanian from Bodden Town, […]

NT plaque unveils family story

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National Trust plaque unveils family story on Cayman Brac A plaque unveiled by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands on Cayman Brac last week has revealed a fascinating family story linked to Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly. The plaque marks the donation of 12 acres of land on South Side to the Trust by the Herrman […]

Land Reserve Fund hosts Cayman Islands fundraising event

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The Land Reserve Fund arm of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands held their Cocktails and Canapes for Conservation fundraising event on 22nd March 2018. They were hosted at the home of Martyn and Vivian Bould who generously donated their time and their beautiful grounds for the evening. The event brought together both long-standing […]

‘Blurring of the seasons’ throughout 2017 led to confusion for birds, bees and plants in the UK, according to the National Trust’s review of the year

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By COLIN FERNANDEZ From Daily Mail UK   A mild start to the winter and a damp summer was the story of 2017’s weather This ‘blurring’ of the seasons was a mixed blessing for wildlife the charity said. The organisation said its plans to reverse declines in nature in the worst hit areas New measures […]

New Year of fund raising for Cayman Islands’ National Trust’s Land Reserve Fund

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The National Trust for the Cayman Islands’ Land Reserve Fund is ahead of the game this year with the launch of its 2018 fundraising and education season. The Trust has some challenging goals to meet in order continue preserving native habitats in the Cayman Islands where so many indigenous but endangered species of trees, plants, […]

Statement from Ironwood on Cayman Islands National Conservation Council’s recent ruling

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Upon learning of the National Conservation Council’s decision to require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) on the proposed East-West Arterial (EWA) extension, Ironwood makes the following statement: Ironwood and the Government have been working diligently together since 2013 on a proposal for Ironwood to finance the construction of the East-West Arterial extension. This infrastructure is […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands Conservation Council Meeting 26 October 2016 The National Conservation Council will hold a special general meeting on Wednesday October 26th, 2016, from 10am – 12 noon in Room 2112 of the Government Administration Building (Grand Cayman). The Agenda of the meeting will be available at the DoE website (www.doe.ky/conservation-council This meeting is […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s Conservation Awards

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The National Trust in conjunction with the Governor’s Office are calling for nominations for the biennial Governor’s Conservation Awards.   Finalists and distinguished guests will be invited to the awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 8th at Government House . The Governor’s Conservation Awards seek to recognise conservation leaders in five categories: Conservationist of the Year, […]

Cayman Islands gives planning approval to Ironwood Development

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Ironwood, the Arnold Palmer golf community in the Eastern Districts, has received permission from the Department of Planning to begin construction. In working with the National Trust to be as environmentally conscious as possible, Ironwood developers have agreed to delay construction works until October so as to avoid blue iguana nesting season. The approval covers […]

Facilitated workshop on Cayman Islands Culture/Heritage Policy

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Members of the committee that is leading work to create the Cayman Islands’ first National Cultural and Heritage Policy and Plan, along with other key stakeholders, took part in a workshop on 7 and 8 June 2016, led by visiting UNESCO-endorsed facilitator Deirdre Prins-Solani. A cross section of stakeholders such as cultural institutions, cultural advocates […]