Ashoka Fellow
Czech Republic
Fellow Since 1999
Stari ochranci Jizerskych hor
This description of Jan Korytar's work was prepared when Jan Korytar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
Jan (Honza) Korytar; is preserving and reintroducing native biodiversity in the forests of the Jizerské mountain region. In the face of destructive logging activity, his organization is busy recreating natural ecological patterns and involving citizens from around the nation to lend concrete shape to the idea of sustainable life.
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