"Since Smokey opened my eyes to fire safety years ago, I've learned a ton from just chatting with bears."Axel Hill
"You'd think the idea of a large brown bear in jeans and a ranger hat would be very effective in reaching a demographic mainly composed of crazed arsonists and lightning strikes, but I have my doubts."Rose Johnson
"That irresponsible bear has led to our nation’s single-minded focus on preventing forest fires, when the real threats to American woodlands are the nefarious Sirex woodwasp, emerald ash borer, and hemlock wooly adelgid."Stephan Latta
The USDA Forest Service mascot Smokey Bear turned 65 earlier this month. What do you think?