Jim Woodman, director of forestry for the WIA, then talked about the Community Wildfire Protection plan, which is in the final stages of review.
said that a team had been working on the plan for nine months and included representatives from the Colorado State Forest Service, El Paso County Planning Department
and the Tri-Lakes fire district.
described the methodology of the vegetative and wildfire hazard analysis.
This started with analysis of recent satellite imagery of the whole of Woodmoor from 2003, looking at roads and vegetation.
For high-risk areas, Woodman
will try to get neighbors to meet and work on the problems.
added that he
cannot yet identify high-hazard lots that had out-of-state owners.
noted that one recommendation of the group that wrote the report was removal of the barrier across Doewood Drive for evacuation reasons.