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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): L. Joslin
Publication Date: March 1994

'Smokey Bear, America's 'forest fire preventin' bear' for fifty years, has taken a lot of undeserved heat lately. Wildland fire management professionals--especially fire prevention professionals--must understand that heat and counter it to preserve Smokey's effectiveness.'

Citation: Joslin, L. 1994. The truth about Smokey Bear. Wildfire, p. 10-11.

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  • coniferous forests
  • education
  • fire control
  • fire management
  • fire suppression
  • forest management
  • fuel accumulation
  • heat
  • human caused fires
  • incendiary fires
  • lightning caused fires
  • logging
  • old growth forests
  • public information
  • recreation related fires
  • Smokey Bear program
  • US Forest Service
  • wildfires
  • Yellowstone National Park
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