The Sterling Ranch management team includes long-time Coloradans who understand the importance of respecting the land first ranched in 1866. That’s why planners have designated nearly 40% of our community as open space, with ample wildlife corridors that allow deer and elk to keep roaming the area.
Our walkable villages encourage residents to leave their cars behind, lowering our carbon footprint, while community gardens will put fresh-grown vegetables on the table.
Perhaps most importantly, Sterling Ranch represents the first time in state history that a water conservation plan has been integrated with a land plan from the beginning. The result is a plan that allows our residents to use one-third the water traditionally required by Douglas County. Even though our leading-edge plan limits water use, residents will still be able to create beautiful gardens and green spaces.
Our conservation efforts never stop. Sterling Ranch is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens to develop more water conservation methods. In addition, the Colorado Water Conservation Board has selected Sterling Ranch for the state’s first rainwater harvesting project.