Awards Programs

Historical WMA Winners

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. The nomination period for 2023 Wildfire Mitigation Awards will open later this summer. Please check back for more information.

Smokey Bear standing with a Smokey Bear Awardee

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 nomination period for the 2023 Smokey Bear Awards will open on August 9th.

NASF awardees

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. Nominations for 2022 NASF Awards will be accepted via this online form until Friday, July 29.