Awards Programs

Wildfire Mitigation Awards

The Wildfire Mitigation Awards are the highest national honor one can receive for outstanding work and significant program impact in wildfire preparedness and mitigation. All nominations for 2022 Wildfire Mitigation Awards must adhere to this criteria and be submitted to this online form by Friday, November 12, 2021.

Smokey Bear Awards

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 sustained, outstanding service. The nominations period for 2022 Smokey Bear Awards will open on Smokey’s birthday: August 9, 2021.

NASF Awards

NASF Awards are presented each year at the association’s annual meeting in September to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to state and private forestry and wildland fire management. The nominations period for 2021 NASF Awards will open June 1, 2021.