Nature Study Centre (NSC), Kalady

This division has an area of 485 ha which covers the natural forests as well as the forest plantations. The main objective of establishing this division was to educate public on management of natural forests as well as forest plantations.
As per GO(RT)No.225/2009/F&WLD dt. 11.012.09 the Administrative Control of Abhayaranyam project at Kaprikkad (Malayattoor Division), the Suvarnodyanam project at Nedumbassery and Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary were brought under the control of Nature Study Centre, Kalady. The objective of Abhayaranyam project is to develop an animal rescue centre for the rescue and rehabilitation of wild animals.
The main objective of Suvarnodyanam project, located at Nedumbassery is to establish a bio-diversity park to educate public on conservation values.
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary located in Cochin corporation near High court of Kerala. With an area of 2.74Ha, this is the smallest bird sanctuary in the State which mainly covers mangrove vegetation and wetland created from backwaters.

This division has one range with headquarters at Kodanad.