TecH2O Center Areas

Main Lobby

  • Accommodates up to 250 people (standing room only)
  • Use: receptions, ice breakers and finger food buffet-style events.
  • NEW Conservation Store

Hueco and Mesilla Bolson

  • Accommodates 54-72 people
  • Classrooms Use: Trainings, hands-on activities, concurrent sessions, working seminars and satellite remote conferences

Rio Grande Auditorium

  • Accommodates 252 people including 4 wheelchair spaces
  • Use: conferences, seminars, lectures, presentations, and satellite remote conferences.

Outdoor Plaza

  • Accommodates 500 people (standing-room) or 300 (practical)
  • Use: receptions and buffet-style events


  • Up to 160 seated (24" ea.) including 2 wheelchair spaces. In addition, the upper deck can accommodate 100 more seats
  • Use: outdoor theater style presentations and lectures


  • 143 parking spaces and bus lane for 4 buses
  • Fees: Please call for pricing 915.621.2000.

Tours and Special Events must be scheduled. Please call 915.621.2000 for availability.


Field Trip Request

Our activities are categorized under 4 different tracks, depending on what the primary take away of the field trip is about. The four tracks are:

  1. Ecological Knowledge: lessons/activities that are introductory in nature and that focus on awareness and establish a basic foundation of the characteristics of environments, and to comprehend how they function. (Populations; ecosystems; interdependence; changes & adaptations; biodiversity)
  2. Social and Political Knowledge: builds awareness and understanding of the way human culture, economics and politics have affected people's attitudes toward natural resources. (Cultural perspectives; economic, commercial, and recreational considerations; historical & geographical development; political and legislative frameworks)

  4. Environmental Knowledge of Issues: students will be able to recognize, evaluate and make responsible choices in their own lives regarding natural resources. (Attitudes and awareness; human impacts; issues and trends in global perspectives, land use, consumptive and non-consumptive use of natural resources and wildlife)
  5. Environmental Responsibility: Focuses on how students can take action on behalf of natural resources and wildlife. (Wildlife management and practices; responsible action and service)

Please select which subject areas you are most interested in. (Choose up to three):

Rules of conduct during field trip at the TecH20 Center

The following are rules and regulations that will be strictly enforced during school field trips in order to protect students and the facility as well as to ensure your visit will be an educational and enjoyable event.

  • Student/ Adult ratio 10:1
  • No backpacks or writing objects will be allowed in the Center
  • No food or beverages will be allowed inside the Center. Students can have their lunches outdoors on designated areas
  • No gum
  • Students are expected to clean up after themselves
  • Jackets and purses are to be left in the school bus or at the reception area where bins are provided
  • No horse playing, running or shouting inside the center
  • No climbing on the building or any outside structures
  • All visitors are expected to take care of the exhibits by handling with care
  • Students are expected to behave in a courteous manner. We reserve the right to remove visitors from premises if conduct is not becoming. If a student is removed from the center, the entire group will also be requested to leave and the school will be put on probation for 6 months. A letter will be sent to school principal notifying of probation status.

Before submitting your request, you must aggree to these guidelines by checking the box below.

Click on the video above and take a tour of the TecH2O Water Resources Learning Center. You can schedule a field trip or conference at the center or even visit us on Saturdays between 9:00a.m. and 1:00p.m.

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