A 7.40 Km long stretches of wetland spreads over the district North 24 parganas and Nadia is popularly known as 'Mathura Beel. It is mainly located on the eastern side of Barrackpore-Kalyani Expressway and lies between the latitude 88.4" N and longitude 22.6" E. The Mathura Beel and its adjoining cannels comes about 659.26 acres which is under possession of the Director Of Fisheries, West Bengal since 31.5.60. Department of Fisheries, West Bengal has leased out the land to the Kanchrapara Refugee Fisheries Co Operative Society Limited on 05.02.87 of which the Sub-divisional officer Barrackpore, North 24 parganas is the Chairman.
In the transient phase of evolution it was bestowed with rich resources of flood plain wetland, having several connections with the river Ganga and Jamuna. The channels, which brings and drains most of the inflow and outflow of the beel and acts a spillway for providing water to the Mathura Beel resulting in pronounced oscillation in the wetland.