El Dorado Ranch, Mexico: Beachfront, golf and green.
El Dorado Ranch in San Felipe, Mexico, has been added to
GreenGolfCommunities.net and awarded Vanguard status.
More than 17,500 acres of El Dorado Ranch's 35,000 acre
development are designated "Green Space" to preserve
the integrity of the surrounding environment.
Among its many green accomplishments, El Dorado features
the largest solar community in North America. With
approximately 3,000 solar lots, the development has
attracted the attention of many solar lobbyists,
environmentalists and solar engineers, becoming a model for
solar energy usage, according to the community developer.
You can request further information about El Dorado here.
Additional initiatives at El Dorado include:
- The pioneering of Straw Bale construction in Baja. In
constructing the first straw bale home in Baja, the
community has actively promoted this environmentally
friendly construction method. El Dorado is now the
largest strawbale community in North America
- El Dorado Ranch is in full compliance with Profepa
(Mexican Government's Environmental Protection
Agency). The community has a full-time Ecology
Department managed by Victor Zazueta. The
department is responsible for both El Dorado Ranch
and the San Felipe Beach Club in the following areas:
- Follow up and coordinate conditions given by the
- Follow up and coordinate the environmental
- Supervise and control all ecological aspects of El Dorado
Ranch and San Felipe Beach Club
- Legal representative of the environmental issues
with environmental authorities
- Study, investigation, taxonomy and life cycle of native
species of wildlife
- Keep ecology file updated and in order