There’s still time to nominate your wildfire prevention and mitigation heroes!

2020 Wildfire Mitigation Awards nominations will be accepted until November 15.

Established in 2014, in response to an overwhelming number of great wildfire mitigation program efforts across the nation, the national Wildfire Mitigation Awards program recognizes outstanding work and significant program impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation.

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards are jointly sponsored by NASF, the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the USDA Forest Service. By honoring the achievements of awardees, the program sponsors seek to increase public recognition and awareness of the value of wildfire mitigation efforts.

All nominations for 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Awards must adhere to this criteria and be submitted to this online form by November 15, 2019.

Have questions? Please contact Meghan Marklewitz at or (703) 896-4839.​

2020 Smokey Bear Awards nominations will be accepted until December 15.

In the world of wildfire prevention, there is no greater honor than to receive a Smokey Bear Award. These special awards are reserved for people or organizations that provide outstanding service with significant and sustained program impact in the wildfire prevention arena.

The earliest version of the Smokey Bear Awards began in the mid-1950s. Then and today, the awards program is led by the three partners behind the Smokey Bear wildfire prevention campaign—the National Association of State Foresters, the Ad Council, and the USDA Forest Service.

All nominations for 2020 Smokey Bear Awards must adhere to this criteria and be submitted to this online form by December 15, 2019. You can learn more about Smokey Bear Awards at the official website or here on NASF’s website.

Have questions about crafting a nomination package? Check out this FAQ

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