CAREER TRAINING: Rural schools set to receive millions for workforce-ready CTE programs. MORE HERE

BIPARTISAN EFFORT: Senate Wildlife Caucus to focus on forest management. MORE HERE

‘GOOD NEIGHBOR AUTHORITY’: Bipartisan bill to help tribes and counties manage wildfire risk on federal land as ‘good neighbors’ gains momentum in Congress. MORE HERE

WAITING GAME: Lumber demand remains unseasonably soft. MORE HERE

FIREFIGHTING TOOL: Federal court sides with counties, cities, and forestry groups, ruling USFS may continue use of aerial fire retardants to fight wildfires. MORE HERE