Media advisory

Who:                     Minister of Financial Services, Wayne Panton

What:                   The implementation of Parts 2, 4, and 6; Section 50; and Schedules 1, 3 and 4 of the National Conservation Law (NCL)

Where:                GIS conference room, 2nd floor, Government Administration Building. Please check in with building security in the front lobby.

When:                 11am Wednesday, 22 April 2015 (Earth Day)

Background:       NCL was passed by the Legislative Assembly in December 2013; in September 2014, Parts 1 and 2 of the law, as well as Schedule 2, were commenced in order to provide the administrative framework for implementing the remaining parts of the law.

On Earth Day 2015, Government will commence aspects of the NCL that will protect species; begin the practical work of increasing Cayman's areas under protection; and provide DoE's conservation officers with the additional powers needed to make their jobs more efficient.

Participants:      Minister Panton; Department of Environment Director Gina Ebanks-Petrie; National Conservation Council Chairperson Christine Rose-Smyth

RSVP:                    By noon Tuesday, 21 April, to

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