Smokey Bear is 70 Years Old - Take the Pledge

Oct. 21, 2014


Smokey Bear celebrated his 70th birthday on August 6th, 2014. 

View his Birthday party video at

Take the Pledge


Show your commitment to wildfire prevention.

I pledge to:


  • To use caution and common sense before lighting any fire.
  • To understand that any fire I or my friends create could become a wildfire.
  • To understand and practice proper guidelines whenever I or my friends create a fire outdoors.
  • To never, ever leave any fire unattended.
  • To make sure any fire that I or my friends create is properly and completely extinguished before moving on.
  • To properly extinguish and discard of smoking materials.
  • To be aware of my surroundings and be careful when operating equipment during periods of dry or hot weather.
  • To speak up and step in when I see someone in danger of starting a wildfire.