Our Mission

Our Mission

Smoked Bear’s mission is to protect millions of animals from burning and to stop wildfires from polluting our nation by increasing grazing and logging to reduce wildfire fuel.

How to Contribute

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The goal of the Smoked Bear Initiative is to stop the wildfires that are burning millions of animals. With your help we can do it. A little bit goes a long way.

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Over 600,000 acres are burning in Nevada wildfires each year. Read why this is happening, and learn how we can fix the issues.

Nevada Wildfire & Wildlife

Congratulations! The results for the 2012 Smoked Bear Poster and Essay Scholarship Contest are in! After hundreds of entries were reviewed, it is apparent that Nevada’s students have exceptional artistic and writing skills. Congratulations to all of the contestants, and thank you for your entries!

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Must Reads

  • Overcrowded Forest

    Overcrowded Forest

    Smoked Bear visited the Bear Wallow fire in Springerville, Arizona. The fire burned through 40 miles of mountains and over 500,000 acres, the largest fire in Arizona history. It burned all the small animals and only the elk and some birds survived. Some elk had their feet burned so badly that they died after the [...]

  • Bureau of Land Management Fire

    BLM Fires

    ELKO — Gambling is still alive and well on northeastern Nevada’s high desert. Several public officials and Bureau of Land Management personnel participated in a tour of the Tomera family ranches along the Elko and Eureka county border last week. The gamble being addressed by the group was the build-up of fire fuel on the [...]

  • Nevada Fire History

    Fire History

    From Scarcity, to Abundance and now Decline In past years, I made presentations to public school classes and I always started with the question, “Were there more deer in 1830 or are there more deer today?” The answer was always unanimously that there were more deer in 1830. I challenge you to ask this question [...]

Our Mission

Smoked Bear's mission is to protect millions of animals from burning and to stop wildfires from polluting our nation by grazing and logging to reduce wildfire fuel.

How to Contribute

Help purchase radio spots, conduct poster and essay scholarship contests, and conduct other efforts to reduce wildfires.

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