Only a few decades ago no one quite knew what to do with the sprawling scrubland that is the Nanmangalam Reserve Forest (NRF) , but not anymore. It is all set to emerge as a nature lover’s preserve. Thanks to the nearly Rs 3 crore government fund, the state forest department is in the process of finalising the modalities of preserving the forest . Topping the list is a plan to erect a compound wall around a sizable portion of the now porous forest, which lies on the Tambaram-Velachery Main Road in Chennai .
Despite severe urbanisation, Chennai continues to be abode for bird watching. Guindy National Park, Nanmangalam forest and Pallikaranai marsh are some of eco-rich spots. The Guindy Children’s Park houses a variety of birds in captivity. The densely populated and highly-urbanised Chennai is a veritable habitat for bird watching and is not just a concrete jungle. It is a bird-watcher’s paradise.
As most of you know Madras now called Chennai is very populated. It is difficult to find parking space at several important places. High rising buildings are springing up all the time. It is a true metro in all the senses but Chennai also has several spots of semi wilderness. If marsh lands are left free and water bodies rae kept clean and free from pollution nature will attract birds and plants will also improve. Read on to know more about the eco spots.
Children’s Park Guindy or Guindy National Park is located at the heart of Chennai city close to Anna University. It has varieties of deer such as blackbucks, jackal etc. Earlier it had snake park situated within which has been shifted to crocodile park at East Coast Road. Read on to know more about Children’s Park, Guindy, Chennai.
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