Uppalapadu is a village situated near Guntur, where nature conservation programme has been initiated. There is a bird sanctuary in the village, which houses Painted Storks, Spotted Pelicans and other migratory birds. The village tanks are somehow different and attract thousands of birds. Earlier these tanks had around 12,000 birds, but now only 7,000 birds are there. Things like incorporating artificial trees, local awareness, adequate water supply to the ponds, etc are observed to marmalade nature.