Created in 1944, the Smokey Bear campaign is the longest running public service campaign in US History. As one of the world's most recognizable fictional characters, Smokey's image is protected by US Federal Law and is administered by the USDA Forest Service , the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council . Explore the link below to learn more about the history of the campaign, the "real" Smokey Bear, and Smokey's unique place in American culture.

For more information on Smokey Bear in Oklahoma
contact the
OFS Forester near you
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