Tholkappia Poonga or Adyar Eco Park is an ecological park set up by way of the Government of Tamil Nadu inside the Adyar estuary location of Chennai, India. According to the authorities, the mission, conceived primarily based at the grasp plan for the healing of the flora of the freshwater eco-systems of the Coromandel Coast, especially the fragile eco-device of the Adyar estuary and creek, changed into predicted to fee round 1,000 million in an effort to encompass the beautification of 358 acres of land.
The park's atmosphere includes tropical dense evergreen wooded area, predominantly comprising timber and shrubs which have thick dark green foliage in the course of the year, with over 160 woody species, and accommodates six vegetative factors along with trees, shrubs, lianas, epiphytes, herbs and tuberous species. The park turned into opened to public with the aid of Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on 22 January 2011 and named after the renowned Tamil student Tholkappiar.
About sixty five percent of the poonga is blanketed with the aid of water and artefacts and signages. In the first 2 months of its inauguration, almost 4,000 kids from numerous colleges inside the metropolis and the close by Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts have visited the park to study wetland conservation, eco-healing and water control.