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Woodmoor Improvement Association - Monument, Colorado
Director of Forestry: James Woodman
...James Woodman, Director of Forestry (Term expires 2007 )
back to top Jim's PHD in Forest Ecology, Masters in Forest Economics and Bachelor Degree in Forest Management make him more than qualified to fill this position.Jim's professional background is also impressive.He
has worked for the U.S.Forest Service as a Forester, been a Research Forester as well as a Director of Forestry Research and an Associate Professor/Director of Research.Jim is a Sertoman and serves on an Advisory Board for the CSU Extension Service in Horticulture.He
also served as a WIA Tree Monitor before accepting this Directorship.Prior to their move to Woodmoor
(in retirement), Jim
wife served as missionaries for three years in the Middle East and Africa.
WIA Our Neighborhood
Jim Woodman, Director of Forestry (Term expires 2012)
At the monthly board meeting on July 27 the board elected Jim Woodman as our newest board member.
Jim Woodman has served as Director of Forestry for many years in Woodmoor, is the author of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP), and has been the Firewire Chairman for the past two years.
appointment assures continuity in the management of the Forestry program through the remainder of this year.
Director of Forestry: Jim ...
Director of Forestry: Jim Woodman (acting) - DirForestry@woodmoor.org
The Woodmoor Improvement ...
The Woodmoor Improvement Association (WIA) board of directors elected Jim Woodman as its new director of forestry on July 27.
Woodman has served on the forestry committee since 2003 and has previously served as director of forestry.
said that the committee has received many questions about dying trees.
said that most have been weakened by mistletoe and killed by the recent drought.
reported that early August is the peak of mountain pine beetle season when homeowners may see new pitch tubes on trees and beetles flying or crawling.
Vol. 6 No. 11 - November 4, 2006
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.