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Story of Smokey

Explore Smokey Bear’s History

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Since 1944, Smokey’s been working hard to inspire Americans to prevent wildfires. Follow his history here through memorabilia and print, radio and TV messages.

1980
1980: Junior Forest Ranger Handbook
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1980: Poster
Remember You're Among Friends
1980: You're Among Friends
1980: Painted Matches
1980: Painted Matches
1980:  Reasoning Radio Commercial
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1981
1981: City Tree
1982
1982: Poster
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1983
1983: Poster
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1983: Happy 40th Birthday
1983: Man Discovered Fire
1983: Ray Charles
1984
1984: Poster
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1984: Poster
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1985
1985: Poster
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1985: Being Careless with Fire...
1985: Spock Radio Commercial
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1985: Happy Birthday Animals Radio Commercial
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1985: The Grateful Dead Radio Commercial
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1985: Cheech and Chong Radio Commercial
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1985: B.B. King Radio Commercial
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1987
1987: Poster
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1987: Barbara Mandrell Radio Commercial
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1988
1988: We've Always Wondered...
1989
1989: Do Trees Think?