Tara Sukic - Project leader

Tara Sukic - Project leader

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As a child, Tara Sukic wanted to become a doctor. Later however, Tara, born in Stuttgart but with Slovenian roots, decided that she would rather heal nature. During her Masters in Environmental Conservation and Agriculture, Tara spent two semesters in Norway. There her keen interest in the element of water, and in rivers in particular, grew further still.

At EuroNatur, Tara has the opportunity to pursue her passion every day. She is one of four freshwater experts at the foundation. She is the person responsible for overseeing the SavaPark network, a grouping of a number of nature conservation organisations and institutions along the course of the river Sava. Amongst other things, her work deals with the rewilding of selected stretches of the river. In addition to this, Tara works together with Elfrun Lindenthal on the Sava TIES project, which is dedicated to research and education and the management of invasive plant species along the Sava.

She says herself: “A lot of people often forget that they are a part of nature. Yet if nature suffers, we too will suffer. The protection and conservation of our planet is a challenge for the worldwide community. I like the fact that with my work at EuroNatur I can make a small contribution to this great task."

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