Welcome to the Trust

The National Trust has been "Protecting the future of Cayman's heritage" since its inception in 1987.

The Trust is a not-for-profit NGO created to preserve the history and biodiversity of the Cayman Islands.  Through education and conservation we work to protect environmentally sensitive and historically significant sites across all three Cayman Islands.

 


Tours and Activities

Mastic Trail  |  Historic Mission House  |  Blue Iguana Safari  |  Calendar of Events

 


Upcoming Events


Earth Month 2014 - Make Earth Day go Viral!

Do an Earth Month Challenge and post it on Facebook!  Have a look at the ideas in the Earth Month Challenge list below and see what sounds fun (or create your own activity to help the earth) and take a picture of yourself doing it.  Change your profile to the National Trust's "Protect our Paradise" icon, post the picture of your activity on Facebook, and label it with the hashtag #ProtectourParadise.  Let's make Earth Month in Cayman go viral!

Click HERE for Earth Day Calendar and Challenges


Dress Down every Friday in April for Earth Day!

The National Trust is inviting all members, companies and schools to participate in a dress down for Earth Day Event on any day after 4th April!  We have beautiful Earth Day t-shirts that we are happy to deliver to companies and schools on a first-come first-served basis, so put in your orders now! Members are encouraged to visit our merchandise store to purchase shirts. Below you'll find a flyer and an order form that you may feel free to distribute.  Please  return the order form by email to education@nationaltrust.org.ky.  Dressing down and making a small contribution to the National Trust are great ways to do your part on Earth Day to protect Cayman's unique national heritage.

Thanks for participating!

Flyer

Order Form


Families in the Wild: Reach for the Stars with the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society
Friday, April 25th 7pm-9:30pm

Join us for an evening "under the stars" with the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society. Visit the Dr. Wm. Hrudey Observatory and see Mars! there will be a Dark Skies Initiative discussion at 8pm which will enlighten guests on the importance of protecting our natural light and ways they can help. Adults $15/ Kids $10

Proceeds raised will go towards the National Trust, the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society (CIAS) and the Observatory.

UCCI Campus Map (Dr. Wm. Hrudey Observatory: Section H)

Astronomical Society Flyer for Facebook

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traditional Cooking with the Cayman Catboat Club
Wednesday, April 30th 6pm-8pm

Join Darvin Ebanks and Ola Jackson for an evening of fish, fritters and history at the newly renovated Cayman Catboat Club House located in Whitehall Bay, George Town (opposite Trisha's Roses and beside Lobster Pot). Enjoy traditional Swanky along with a brief discussion on the historic significance of Whitehall Bay. Trust members $30/ Non members $35. Space is limited. Email education@nationaltrust.org.ky or call 749-1121 to make reservations.

National Trust Annual Golf Tournament
Friday, May 16th 12pm-5pm

Amazing prizes include restaurant gift certificates, helicopter tour and round of golf for 2 at the Ritz, and the winner of this year's hole-in-one contest takes home a luxury boat from Cayman Leisure Boat Company!  Enjoy the free day-long BBQ from Boss Hogg, and complimentary Caybrew, so don't miss out. Entry is $600/team of 4! Book today to secure your spot or to sponsor our event. To register or volunteer contact Danielle Watler at 749-1121 or marketing@nationaltrust.org.ky.

 

ADOPT NATURE PROGRAMME

Honour someone with a gift as unique as they are! Adopt a part of the Cayman Islands in the name of a loved one and help the National Trust protect the unique biodiversity of the Cayman Islands.

Download information sheet here
Adopt Nature Online Application Form


Recent News

Spirit of Fort George revived

The completion of the nearly year-long restoration of historic Fort George was feted Thursday with ceremony and a champagne reception.

February 11, 2014

New nature boardwalk for Little Cayman

The National Trust for the Cayman Islands has opened a new boardwalk at a protected iguana nesting site in Little Cayman.

January 06, 2014

Trust urges passage of conservation law

Having campaign for years for government to enact legislation to protect the country’s natural resources, the Cayman Island National trust is urging the Legislative Assembly to vote for the National Conservation bill when it comes before them next month.

November 25, 2013

National Trust puts nature up for adoption

As the battle to preserve what remains of the Cayman Islands' dwindling natural resources gets tougher and with no spare cash and no conservation legislation, the National Trust of the Cayman Islands is turning to a new marketing idea to raise funds towards purchasing land and managing what it has -- the only means by which unique habitat can be saved from the bulldozer.

October 16, 2013

More blues join brethren in the wild

Another 49 blue iguanas have joined their chums in the wild. The Blue Iguana Recovery Program of the National Trust for the Cayman Islands recently released 20 iguanas in the Salina Reserve and 29 in the Colliers Wilderness Reserve. Two more adult blues will be released later this year.

September 04, 2013

Mastic Trail receives award from online travel site

Tours along one of the Cayman Islands most under-rated attractions have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Visitors to the interactive online travel guide have given the National Trust’s guided Mastic Trail Tour top marks, which is sure to raise the profile of this nature trail.

September 03, 2013

Blue iguana expert nominated for prestigious award

In recognition of his efforts in successfully bringing back Grand Cayman's blue iguana from the brink of extinction, Fred Burton (left) has been included on a list of thirty-nine of the world's foremost conservationists who have been nominated to receive the biennial Indianapolis Prize, the world’s leading award for animal conservation.

August 29, 2013

Cooking up a storm

In partnership with the National Trust, Local author and cook Lori Adams has come up with some tasty and remarkable dishes for when Mother Nature takes us by surprise – all using items from her hurricane supply kit.

August 28, 2013

Historic Eldemire house restored in Cayman Brac

Restoration is now complete on one of only a handful of homes on Cayman Brac that survived the 1932 Hurricane.

August 15, 2013

Pecking at the parrot problem

Biologists, conservationists, ornithologists and other experts put their collective brainpower to work at a recent Caribbean-wide meeting to address how to deal with parrots that are considered agricultural pests.

August 19, 2013