Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster Contest
The 2012 National Poster Contest
were announced in May at the
National Garden Clubs Convention in Buffalo, New York
GRAND PRIZE WINNER Caroline Tan
1st grade: Georgia
Highland Heights Garden Club, OH
2nd grade: Amir A.
Wellington Garden Club, FL
3rd grade: Emma
Marvell Garden Club, AR
4th grade: Collin
Water Valley Garden Club, MS
5th grade: Caroline
The Rake & Hoe Garden Club, NJ
Announcing the 2013 Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster
Children from first through fifth grade are invited to
participate in the 2013 National Garden Clubs, Inc. Poster Contest!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the National
Garden Clubs, Inc. are giving students the opportunity to
demonstrate through original drawings of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl
their understanding of wildfire prevention and basic environmental
ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT WILDFIRES!
Smokey Bear is recognized nationally and internationally as the
symbol for fire prevention. The original Smokey Bear appeared in
1944. Smokey's message, "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires!"
encourages personal responsibility for fire prevention. Smokey Bear
teaches children and adults to be careful with campfires,
barbecues, trash fires, and matches.
LEND A HAND-CARE FOR THE LAND!
Woodsy Owl is America's icon for the conservation of the
environment. Since 1971, Woodsy has helped parents and teachers
inspire children to observe, explore, and care for the
He challenges children to "Lend a Hand, Care for the Land!" and to
take an active role in caring for the land through recycling,
reusing, and reducing waste, planting and caring for trees, using
resources wisely, and not littering.
Dates NGC Smokey the Bear/Woodsy Owl Chairman
Click here to download the following: Link to US FOREST SERVICE SMOKEY
- 2013 Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Poster Contest Flyer - PDF
- 2013 Poster Contest Timeline - PDF
- 2013 More Tips - PDF
- 2013 Poster Contest Certificate of Participation - PDF
- 2013 Promotional Sticker - PDF
- 2013 Local Chairman Report - PDF
Local Chairman Outreach Report -
- 2013 State Chairman Report - PDF State
Chairman Outreach Report -
- 2013 Regional Chairman Report - PDF
Regional Chairman Outreach Report -