Smokey Bear

One way to fight fires is through fire prevention. This is done through educational efforts such as the Smokey Bear program. From time to time, Smokey makes appearances to emphasize his message of fire safety in the forest.

Celebrate Smokey Bear's 80th Birthday

Smokey turns 80 years old in 2024 and we want to invite you to join the celebration.

There will be birthday-related events and contests throughout the year - please check back periodically for updates.

Happening Now:

Smokey Bear Reading Challenge: January 1st to November 28th, 2024: Join Smokey in learning about wildfire prevention and the environment through books. Have fun reading and taking action! Learn more here:

Smokey Bear Program at Washington County School

Contact your Forestry Division District Office to check on Smokey’s availability.