Name of organisation
PARQUE TEMÁTICO DE FAUNA Y FLORA DE PEREIRA (PEREIRA FAUNA AND FLORA THEMATIC PARK)
Number of staff
Number of visitors per year
Overall aims of the centre
Conservation of biodiversity and its ecosystems through research and education.
Description of the centre
The UKUMARI biopark has an area of 44.7 ha of which 20 hectares are dedicated to conservation, within the conservation area we have 2 wetlands with an area of 4.1 hectares, is located in the municipality of Pereira via Cerritos. (more complete document of the description of the park is sent).
Main CEPA work area
Workshops are given to schools and universities, guided tours are given to the different groups that visit us, fact sheets and educational announcements are made during the tour.
Top three successes
UKUMARI in your school activity, reaching schools with educational workshops with great reception, social service programme with 10th and 11th grade students, great acceptance of the programme by the school and students, recognition of the wetland by the control bodies for its protection.
Creating signage; site information; Developing nature trails
Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre
Engaging young people; Engaging the local community; Working with volunteers
Education and communication
Delivering adult education; Working with primary schools; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials
PR and marketing; Project planning.
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