The Team

Dr James O’Hanlon
James is a zoologist and science communicator currently working at the University of New England. He studies the behaviour of animals in their natural environment and is the host of the In Situ Science podcast. You can find out more about his research here.


Matthew McKenzie
Matthew is the principal of Thalgarrah Environmental Education Centre in Armidale and a champion of all things science education and outreach throughout the New England Region. Matt has led the development of educational materials for the Tiny Gardeners Project.


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The tiny gardeners lesson plans and educational materials have been made possible by our incredible education team of school teachers and educators including Stuart DeLandre, Matthew McKenzie, Lee Rose, and Peta Diederick.