Welcome to
Guindy Children's Park

Nature Education Centre

Situated in the heart of Chennai, the park occupies 22 acres of land and was inaugurated on 14 August 1959 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister of India.

Guindy National Park

Tropical dry evergreen forest

Guindy National Park is a 2.70 km2 (1.04 sq mi) protected area of Tamil Nadu, located in Chennai, India, is the 8th-smallest National Park of India and one of the very few national parks situated inside a city....

Pulicat Lake

2nd largest brackish water lagoon in India

Pulicat Lake is a large brackish water lagoon lying partly in Tamil Nadu and partly in Andhra Pradesh State. It is the second largest lagoon in South IndiaThe area of the Pulicat lake Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu...

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Vedanthangal
Birds Sanctuary

Oldest water bird sanctuary in India

This Birds Sanctuary is one of the oldest Bird Protection Areas in the country as well as in the State of Tamil Nadu.Vedanthangal is a people protected water birds area, the history of which goes back to centuries...

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Karikili Birds Sanctuary

Nesting & Foraging Site

These are old water storage reservoirs constructed for irrigation in the Chengalpet plains. They have now also become important as breeding sites for large waterbirds.Karikili tanks are wholly rainfed.Karikili Birds Sanctuary...

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Olive Riddley Nesting

Rare turtles conservation

The Olive ridley turtles are the smallest and most abundant of all sea turtles found in the world.These turtles are carnivores and get their name from their olive colored carapace.They are found in warm waters of the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian...

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About Us

Chennai Wildlife Division

Our origins date back to colonial times,During the 1670s, a garden space was carved out of the Guindy forest and the Guindy Lodge was built by William Langhome (1672-1678), the governor of colonial Madras as his residence.

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Our Activities

As a conservation organization, we work to keep the environment and species in good condition, in addition to raising awareness among people and young children.

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Protecting Wild and Wild Life