Who We Are

The FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (FECER) is a non-profit organization registered under the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955 in the year 2006 (Register number R-377/2006) at Thrissur, Kerala, India. It was incorporated with the primary aim of encouragingsustainable linkages between biodiversity conservation and human needs through applied research.

butterfly, flower, buds

our team


Dr. George Mathew


Dr. Mary Anto

  • Dr. George Mathew – Entomologist (Butterfly Gardening / Sanitary & Phytosanitary Assessments)
  • Dr. Mary Anto- Forest Entomologist (Butterfly ecology and conservation)
  • Dr.Bindu K. Jose-Forest Entomologist (Insect plant communication and behavior)
  • Dr. Dhaneesh Bhaskar-Entomologist (Grasshopper specialist IUCN SSC)
  • Dr. Soumya Rahulan-    Invasive plants 
  • Dr. Prashob- Botanist
  • Mr.Sanil M S – Botanist (Plant taxonomy)
  • Mr. Sandex- Naturalist
  • Mr. Vinod M.B. – Naturalist
  • Mrs. Fincy Francis- Environmental chemist
  • Mr. Vimod K.  K. – GIS specialist  
  • Mr. Subin K.K. – Designer