Smokey Bear

January 11, 2019

Smokey, NASF kick off New Year with 2019 Rose Parade

By Ashley Harrington This New Years Day, NASF President and Missouri State Forester Lisa Allen joined Smokey Bear, USDA Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen, and Ad Council VP of Campaign Development Amy Gibson-Grant on the "Smokey Wagon" for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Over 1 million people at the parade - and millions [read more]

December 5, 2018

Help us spread the word: fire prevention doesn't mean suppression

Do you know the BIG differences between "fire prevention" and "fire suppression"? Fire suppression is how we put out wildfires. Sometimes, wildfire suppression is avoided, like in fire-dependent ecosystems where people don’t live close by. Other times, in areas where people do live close by, fire suppression is critical to saving lives, homes, and communities. Suppressing wildfires on landscapes that [read more]