Bio Diversity Parks are established to preserve the habitat and to maintain the ecology. They are also known as the green lungs of nature. As we all know that deforestation is directly affecting the environment. So to maintain the greenery of delhi, government has announced some parks to maintain greenery of city.
In summers the hot wind coming from the deserts of Rajasthan makes delhi the inevitable guest of hot winds. These biodiversity parks then protect us from these winds.
Aravali Bio Diversity Park: –
The highly fragile ecosystem with great economic values. The park hosts more than 105 species of butterflies, 18 species of mammals and 25 species of reptiles. This park shows the commitments towards the preservation of ecosystem.
Area– 692 acre
Plant Species– 900
Bird species -192
The first plantation in this bio diversity park began in late 2005. The whole plantation done by planning of biologists team with a meticulous selection of flora.
Yamuna bio Diversity Park : –
It is the best place to learn about environment, every year many students and researchers visit here to find some educational topics. It has vast variety of flora and fauna. Yamuna park hosts more than 500 species of local and migratory birds.
Plant species – 1000
Apart from these parks government has also established some beautiful example of green zone, here are some parks of delhi that are visited in holidays.
Swarn Jayanti Park is the largest park in Rohini, Delhi. It has many landscape gardens with restaurant inside and boating facility for visitors.
Area – 100 hectares
Aastha kunj is known as “Garden of soul”. The landscape is profusely endowed with rocky outcrops and has been developed with various urban scale facilities. The place is well known for doing yoga and pranayam.
Area– 81 hectares
Location – Kalkaji, Nehru place
Indraprastha Park: – This Park is the perfect example of wasteland repossession. The park is enclosed with some historical monuments like shanti stoop, which increases the joy of visitors.
Area – 34 hectares
Vasant Vatika : –
The park is spread over 5 hectares, designed as a formal urban landscape located in southern part of city. The three tier plantation increases its visual appeal.
Qutub Golf course : –
The 18 holes golf course became operational in 1996. It is the first golf course which is open for public.. The course is known as the paradise of golfers.
Area – 110 hectares