COMMUNITY PROTECTION: Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest launches Dixie-Comstock fuel reduction project. MORE HERE

RECOGNITION: Sonora woman named Associated California Loggers’ first-ever Lady Logger of the Year. MORE HERE

DEAR JOE: Coalition of governors ink letter opposing burdensome forest rules. MORE HERE

MELT RATES: Research shows that wildfires can have major impacts on snowpack. MORE HERE