Join us in October 2019 for a program about wildfire prevention, wildfire ecology, and the 75th anniversary of the Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign.

FIRST, watch a pre-taped video to be available in October 2019 in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. 

THEN, on November 7, 2019, join us for a a live wecast from Capitan, New Mexico, where Smokey is buried. 

Learn about:

  • The Smokey Bear ad campaign, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary

  • The bear cub that was found in 1950 and became the living symbol of the wildfire prevention campaign

  • How to prevent wildfire at home and outdoors

Multiple viewing options are available for you to watch and participate in Great Outdoors LIVE: Yours to Explore, so choose the best way for you:


USDA Forest Service Smokey Bear Historical Park, New Mexico State Forestry New Mexico PBS KRWG Public Media KENW PBS New Mexico KOB-TV Ad Council National Association of State Foresters FSNatureLIVE: Distance Learning Adventures Natural Inquirer