Rolling River Watershed Model

Rolling River Programs

Our Rolling River is a working model of a watershed, mounted on a trailer that is transported to schools and special events. The trailer is filled with sand-like recycled plastic that can be molded into nearly any type of landscape and outfitted with miniature forests, farms, and cities. Hidden plumbing allows the rivers to actually flow, wetlands to appear, and lakes to rise and fall in response to simulated flood and drought cycles.  Click here for photos of recent Rolling River events.

Ciudad SWCD presents Rolling River demonstrations at schools, festivals, scouting events, conferences, and conservation events all over Bernalillo County.  To schedule a Rolling River event, contact Ciudad SWCD at (505) 510-DIRT.

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