Community Readiness

Alto Lakes Golf & Country Club is working with local officials to create a greater awareness of evacuation routes, establish disaster plans, and help residents achieve Firewise status to make a safer Alto.

Member Communications/Resources

Firewise Information

ALPOA (Alto Lakes Project, Outreach, and Activities)

ALPOA was created to enhance the experience of living in the Alto Lakes Golf and Country Club Community through advancement and promotion of social, educational, and entertainment activities, promoting safety and community philanthropy, as well as working in conjunction with Alto Lakes Golf and Country Cub by providing funding for the construction of community projects.

*Visit the ALPOA page for more information* 

Forestry Contractors

The Village of Ruidoso has a list of contractors available as a courtesy. 

Evacuation Routes

Evacuation Routes for Alto Lakes Subdivisions. Current evacuations.

County Fire & Emergency Services

The Office of Emergency Services (OES) is charged with coordinating several emergency management and public safety programs within Lincoln County.

Firewise News

March 01, 2023

March 2023

In 2021, at one time, the Club was unable to procure fire insurance due to being in the insurance re-zone (high risk, or red zone).  Also, several Club members found that their insurance would not be renewed.  Management negotiated with several companies and agreed that if a FireWise community was established, lots were cleaned up around the community, and ongoing oversight was conducted, the Club could be insured.

Click the link for the full March 2023 Firewise article, as well as a listing of vendors.