Leadership Corner

You’re invited to Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday

August 2nd, 2019 at 12:22PM
Chief Vicki Christiansen celebrates Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday. So can you!
Chief Vicki Christiansen celebrates Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday. So can you!

It’s almost Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday (August 9), and I’d be so happy if you helped me celebrate and spread his wildfire prevention message. There are so many ways you can help celebrate. You can find events in your area on his 75th Birthday landing page, or follow along on social media. He’s pretty hip, he uses Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.  

Here are a few examples of how you can get involved.

Wish Smokey Bear a happy 75th by recording yourself singing the traditional “happy birthday” song to “Dear Smokey” and posting it on your social media accounts with the hashtag #SingForSmokey.

Smokey created a Facebook frame for his birthday that you can use with your profile picture. Just hover over the image and click “use frame” and you will join millions of other people around the world celebrating our famous wildfire prevention ambassador. Check mine out, on the picture to the right.

Thank you for all you do. I hope you can join me celebrating Smokey’s 75th Birthday and spreading his wildfire prevention message.

Share Smokey's videos. Watch one of my favorites, below:

Smokey Bear spreads the message that "Only you can prevent wildfires", follow these important safety steps next time you have a campfire. Video by Charity Parks. Narrated by Harrison Ford.