15 of Smokey Bear's Best Nature Posters

only you can prevent forest fires poster

U.S. Forest Service- Pacific Northwest Region/Flickr/Public DomainĀ 

The Smokey Bear Nature Poster Collection has long been popular and in high demand. The collection is brought to you by your local state forest ranger or state forester and by the United States Forest Service. The 15 posters were created in the mid-1980s for a major state and federal fire prevention campaign. They are not intended for reprinting or resale and prohibited by 15 USC 580 P-4.

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Smokey Bear's Official State Trees

Stately treasures poster poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Please be careful with our stately treasures."

This poster is an illustrated compilation of all 50 official U.S. state trees. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey Bear's Tree Leaf Poster

Common Tree Leaves poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Think"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American tree leaves. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey Bear's Wildflowers Poster

Common Wildflowers poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Why be careful with fire in the forest? Pick a reason"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American wildflowers. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Babies

Please be careful with the future poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Please be careful with the future"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American baby animals. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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of 15

Smokey's Birds

Thanks to you we still have a home poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Thanks to you we still have a home"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American baby animals. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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of 15

Smokey's Fish

Forest fires catch fish, too poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Forest fires catch fish, too"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American fish. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Butterflies

Pretty please poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Pretty please"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American butterflies. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Snakes

Snakes alive
USFS/State Foresters

"Snakes alive!"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American snakes. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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of 15

Smokey's Insects

The forest belongs to every living thing poster
USFS/State Foresters

"The forest belongs to every living thing"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American insects. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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of 15

Smokey's Fungi

Have fungi, but be careful poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Have fungi, but be careful. Some of these may not be edible"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American fungi. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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of 15

Smokey's Lizards

Leapin lizards poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Leapin' lizards, be careful with fire"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American lizards. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Nests

Residential area, please be careful poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Residential area, please be careful"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American bird nests. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Edibles

These foods can keep you alive in the forest poster
USFS/State Foresters

"These foods can keep you alive in the forest, but only if you keep the forest alive"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American edible wild plants. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Tracks

Leave a good impression poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Leave a good impression in the forest"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common North American animal tracks. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.

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Smokey's Forest At Night

don't light up the night poster
USFS/State Foresters

"Please be careful - don't light up the night"

This poster is an illustrated compilation of common nocturnal North American animals. Brought to you by your State Forester and the United States Forest Service.