Guwahati school students can now attend Nature learning camps including explore tracks to the forested zoo hilltop on Sundays.
The Assam State Zoo authorities in association with North East Wetland, an NGO have started theses camps.
The first camp was conducted from 6 am to 9 am on July 1. It started with a fruit seed throwing trekking along the woods up to Zoo Peak, which also offers a lovely view of the cityscape below.
Around thirty schoolchildren from Silver Oak School, Dispur, led by North East Wetland president Alakesh Sam Kashyap and Zoo DFO Tejash Mariswami participated in the first camp, reports The Assam Tribune.
The Zoo DFO also briefed the children on the zoo located amid a 175-hectare sylvan setting on the Hengrabari reserved forest right in the middle of the city. He told the children how the zoo greenery has been acting as an oxygen chamber for the city. The total length of the track is 14 km.