An initiative of Earthwatch Institute

Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha

Our natural environment needs your eyes and ears!

Little is known about the impact of climate change on Australia's plants and animals. The Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha is an ideal environment for recording information on species to help bridge the information gap, but we need your help!

Why get involved?


  • Learn how climate change is affecting our wildlife.
  • Become an observer and help monitor the biodiversity in Brisbane's Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha.
  • Use a ClimateWatch field guide and recording sheet for Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha to spot species that are indicators of climate change and record your observations.
  • Make a real difference in your local community!

How to get involved?

  • Visit the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-Tha collect a species ID sheet and recording sheet from the Information Kiosk and walk the trail.
  • Also keep an eye out for guided walks of the ClimateWatch trail.
  • Want to walk the trail again? Download a recording sheet from this page to mark your observations. Remember to enter all your observations into the ClimateWatch website when you get back to a computer.
  • The trail can be explored for short or long walks, it's up to you. Make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes, a hat and sunscreen, and have some water with you.