Michael Jenkinson

2017
Finalist
South Australia

Michael Jenkinson’s lifelong love of nature and his passion for the environment and conservation issues led him to a career in education. He manages the science laboratories and runs a VET course in conservation and land management at Christies Beach High School. Michael is thrilled to be able to combine his twin passions for nature and education into a fulfilling career, and is committed to guiding the next generation to do their bit to save the planet.

The area of conservation and land management has always been a big part of his life. He loves sharing his passion for the environment with the students and encouraging them to get hands on and make a difference.