Since 1944, Smokey Bear has taught millions of Americans just like you about their role in preventing wildfires. Seventy-five years later, in 2019, Smokey is celebrating a milestone birthday. Will you join us in honoring Smokey Bear and this timeless message of wildfire prevention throughout 2019? You can celebrate Smokey Bear’s legacy at an event near you:
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Our Smokey Bear Balloon is taking to the skies as part of the Great Reno Hot Air Balloon Race! Each time the Smokey Bear Balloon appears, it seems to spark the imagination and curiosity of younger generations, and often leads to important questions about Smokey Bear. Older generations familiar with Smokey Bear's history are challenged to…
(Nationally Televised Event) The celebration of Smokey’s legacy will continues with the debut of his new character balloon in the 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. On Thursday, November 28, more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million viewers nationwide will witness America’s national champion of wildfire prevention fly through the streets of…