Happy 66th birthday, Smokey Bear

Smokey Bear is 66 years old today.

Smokey Bear poster

More information about Smokey is at his web site.

UPDATE, 11:47 a.m., Aug. 8, 2010: Mark did not like the poster above, so below, we added the very first Smokey Bear poster.


If you’re still not satisfied with these images, check out this one of an armed Smokey.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

One thought on “Happy 66th birthday, Smokey Bear”

  1. That is by far the ugliest Smokey I have ever seen. He’s even got thumbnails. Why not resurrect one of Rudy Wendelin’s wonderful images?


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