Smokey Bear

Smokey Bear with a child in front of a fire engineThe Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention (CFFP) Program, commonly known as the Smokey Bear Progam, was created to maintain public awareness of the need to prevent human caused wildfires.  It is managed by the US Forest Service in cooperation with the Advertising Council, Inc. and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF). 

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Many great Smokey Bear resources are available for your use in Fire Prevention activities.  

Learn about Smokey Bear

Fire Prevention & Education Website

Smokey Bear Costume and Image Use

Smokey Bear Awards

Contact a Regional Fire Prevention Coordinator 

Smokey Bear Licensing

National Garden Club Poster Contest

Become a Junior Forest Ranger

Purchase materials from the Symbols Cache

Frequently Asked Questions


Teachers Resources