Conservation Education

Conservation education is one of the main objectives of Sri Venkateswara Zoological park. It is a process in which, people will be educated about conservation of wildlife through awareness programmes and other outreach activities. It is important to create a connection between people and the nature .People shall understand the importance of preserving the wildlife for the future. These connections also change the attitude of the people and help them understand that wildlife and people can exist in harmony with each other. It can be achieved by awareness programmes and outreach activities.

Sri Venkateswara Zoological park provides opportunity to the zoo visitors ,students and other people to know more about the wild animals, their behaviour ,role of the wild animals in nature, their habitat conservation etc,. On Significant wildlife days, various  awareness programmes will be organised to reach large, diverse audience with different levels of interest and learning styles.In Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park , wildanimals exhibit in large enclosures which resembles their natural habitats .Visitors can experience the natural behaviours of the wild animals in their habitats and can get connected to the animals.

Zoo school has been started in Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park for visitors as a part of conservation education ,where movie clips, documentaries related to Wildlife are played during the significant wildlife days like World Environment Day (5th June),International Tiger Day(June 29th) ,Wildlife week (1st week of October) etc.Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park has been developed on Mythological theme , highlighting the role played by various animals/birds/ reptiles in Indian Mythology. To propagate conservation education with religious impetus , enclosures have been given names like Krishna mriga vanam(Balck buck enclosure),Gokula vanam(Nilgai enclosure),Vyagra vanam( Tiger enclosure),Bharatha vanam( Lion enclosure),Jambavatha vanam(Sloth bear enclosure)  and signboards depicting the role of animals in the mythology have been erected at the enclosures. To impart conservation education, an Education officer is available who will impart training to students, visitors and other guests. He conducts competitions like quiz ,essay writing, drawing/painting etc., on various topics related to wildlife on significant wildlife days.