Wildland Fire Management

Smokey Bear

Smokey Bear is America’s wildfire prevention icon. He has educated generations of Americans about their role in preventing human-caused wildfires. Created in 1944, the Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign is the longest running public service advertising campaign in U.S. History.

As one of the world’s most recognizable fictional characters, Smokey’s image is protected by U.S. Federal Law and is administered by the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and the Ad Council.


Smokey Bear Appearances

To further public information, education, and awareness of the prevention of wildfires Smokey Bear is available through the Nevada Division of Forestry for appearances at schools, fairs, conservation activities, parades and similar functions. Please use the contact information below to schedule Smokey Bear for your event.

Washoe, Pershing, Storey, Churchill, Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, Humboldt and Mineral Counties:

Anthony Seghieri
Fire Management Officer
775-849-2500  ext. 240

Clark, Nye, Lincoln, and Esmeralda Counties:

Fire Management Officer
702-486-5123  ext. 229

Lander, Eureka, Elko, and White Pine Counties:

Marcus Lesbo
Fire Management Officer
775-738-3454 ext. 224

Highlighted Projects

Western Region
Spooner Landscape Resilience Project
The Spooner Landscape Resilience Project is a 300-acre environmental improvement initiative, spearheaded by the Nevada Tahoe Resource Team and the Nevada Division of Forestry.
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Western Region
Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Restoration Project
The Lot X Fuels Reduction and Forest Reforestation Project was funded through a US Forest Service Hazardous Fuels Grant, to improve forest and riparian health in Lot X...
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Northern Region
Ruby Lake Estates Project
In partnership with the United States Forest Service, Conservation Crews from Wells and Carlin began work on the Ruby Lake Estates project in October of 2020. Located on the Southeast side of the Ruby Mountains...
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