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Smokey Bear Awards

In the world of wildfire prevention, there is no greater honor than to receive a Smokey Bear award, especially the national Gold Smokey award. These special awards are reserved for people or organizations that provide sustained, outstanding service, with significant program impact, in the wildfire prevention arena. Honorees demonstrate innovation, creativity, commitment and passion for wildfire prevention.

About the Awards

About the Smokey Bear award levels, eligibility and nomination process.

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Awards History

The origins of the Smokey Bear awards and complete list of winners.

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Winners’ Gallery

Browse recent Smokey Bear award winners and see why they earned the honor.

Recent Winners

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@smokey_bear 8 hours ago
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@smokey_bear 8 hours ago

In 2015,
58,916 human-caused wildfires burned over
2 million acres.