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PODCAST: Shock Collar Question of the Day (03/25/21)

Smokey Bear

Alexis is wearing the Shock Collar this morning!

Today’s question: We all know “Smokey Bear” as the advertising icon of the U.S. forestry service. For almost 80 years he’s been reminding people that “only YOU can prevent forest fires.” But did you know, Smokey wasn’t the first face of forest fire prevention? He was created in 1944 when the agreement with another iconic pop culture figure ran out. It’s someone you’ve definitely heard of before. Who was the first face of Forest Fire prevention before Smokey?