Public Day at Clear Lake Education Center

Manistique, MI

Join us at Clear Lake Education Center to celebrate the birthday of a real forest hero! Activities! Prizes! Cake and Ice Cream! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore the Center with your family during our Public Day.

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35th Annual Elk Festival

Atlanta, MI

Last year, we celebrated 100 years of elk in Michigan. This year, we are thrilled to celebrate Smokey's 75th birthday at our annual Elk Festival in beautiful downtown Atlanta, MI! Smokey made an appearance a few years ago and was a BIG HIT! Our Elk Festival is happy to share the limelight with their woodland…

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Smokey Bear LIVE

(Video Curriculum Available Nationally) The Smokey Bear LIVE video will be released October 6, 2019 and broadcast on November 7, 2019 in Capitan, New Mexico.

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Happy Birthday Smokey!

Detroit, MI

As of 2019, Smokey Bear has been helping to protect our forests and natural areas from wildfires for 75 years! Join the OAC, DNR Forest Resources Division, U.S. Forest Service, and Tread Lightly to celebrate Smokey's accomplishments and to honor his message – doing our part to care for Michigan's forests. We’ll have crafts, educational…

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Smokey in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

(Nationally Televised Event) The celebration of Smokey’s legacy will continues with the debut of his new character balloon in the 93rd annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®. On Thursday, November 28, more than 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million viewers nationwide will witness America’s national champion of wildfire prevention fly through the streets of…

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