Smokey Bear LIVE featured two programs to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Smokey Bear fire prevention campaign. 

"Smokey Bear LIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure" was webcast live on November 7, 2019, from Capitan, New Mexico, where Smokey Bear was found before he lived at the National Zoo and returned to be buried.  CLICK HERE to watch the program and learn about: the history of the Smokey Bear ad campaign; the history of the living Smokey Bear; fire prevention and the equipment use to fight wildfires; the fire danger rating system used nationwide; and the spectrum of fire prevention and management.

CLICK HERE to watch "Smokey Bear LIVE: Only You Can Prevent Wildfires". In this 22-minute video, learn about Smokey's history as a national icon, the bear cub that was found and became the living symbol of Smokey, and Smokey Bear's fire prevention message.

Also, check out the web site and especially the LESSON PLANS about Smokey Bear and his fire prevention message.


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