EPMP has 3 main programs  

  • Surgical vasectomy program for permanent sterilization of bull elephants to alleviate overpopulation in an effective, efficient, humane manner that maintains social hierarchy.
  • Education of local wildlife experts and veterinarians on the positioning, anesthesia and laparoscopic surgical technique to build in country capabilities.
  • Conservation education starting with primary school students to foster appreciation of the local ecosystem and build the next generation of conservationists.