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2013-12-02 23:26:52

Over 100 Burn Survivors and Their Families to Gather at Fire Station #84 in Woodland Hills to Celebrate Their Triumph Over Adversity and to Show Their Appreciation for Local Firefighters and First Responders West Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Doctors, staff, and former patients of the Grossman Burn Center (“GBC”) will recognize the extraordinary courage and selflessness of firefighters and other emergency first responders at GBC’s annual Burn Survivors Holiday Reunion. Themed,...

2013-07-12 12:26:12

Created by Draftfcb, the new PSAs educate audiences about their role in preventing wildfires and feature the 69-year old icon rewarding Americans for taking precautions NEW YORK, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF), announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring Smokey Bear designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention....

2013-06-25 08:22:18

U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council urge Americans to adapt to wildfire through new PSAs WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As wildfires burn across the western United States, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and Ad Council launch new public service ads (PSAs) targeting homeowners and community members in fire-prone areas. The new PSAs represent the continuation of the Fire Adapted Communities initiative which raises awareness about the threat of wildfire and helps individuals...

2013-06-07 12:22:22

Effort Coincides with National Get Outdoors Day on June 8th, 2013 WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While more than 245 million Americans live within 100 miles of a national forest or grassland, research shows that a majority of children in some segments of the population are not spending active time outdoors. Research shows that only 37% of African American children ages 6-12 participate in outdoor recreation, compared to 67% of Caucasian children in the same age range. In an...

2012-08-31 02:22:15

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a part of an ongoing campaign encouraging children to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council have teamed up with Universal Pictures and Project Learning Tree to create an educational curriculum for the Discover the Forest Public Service Advertising campaign featuring Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. The curriculum, available on the Discover the Forest website, www.discovertheforest.org/lorax, features...

2012-08-09 10:20:29

HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join Smokey Bear as he explores the stars with NASA's Cosmo astronaut mascot August 15 at Myles Standish State Forest near Plymouth, Massachusetts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) This event commemorates Smokey Bear's historic journey into space, as he accompanies NASA astronaut Joe Acaba aboard the International Space Station. The public is invited to attend this free event and learn about space, wildfire, and...

Smokey Bear Celebrates 68th Birthday At Mission Control
2012-08-09 08:34:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On August 9 Smokey Bear is turning 68. NASA, the US Forest Service (USFS), the Texas Forest Service and Smokey Bear are getting together to celebrate Smokey´s day at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The well liked mascot will tour the center and will record a promotional announcement for NASA Television to air later in August, 2012. Representing the Advertising Council Inc.´s longest running public service...

2012-08-06 06:20:22

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the Texas Forest Service and Smokey Bear are teaming up to celebrate Smokey's 68th birthday Aug. 9 at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The popular mascot will tour the center and record a promotional announcement for NASA Television that will air later this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Smokey Bear is the USFS symbol for wildland fire prevention and represents...

2012-06-30 23:00:44

Smokey Bear and NASA Astronaut to highlight earth, forests & wildfire Juneau, AK (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 The U.S. Forest Service launched an important partnership with NASA that coincided with the mid-May liftoff of a new crew for the International Space Station (ISS). Through this partnership, the ISS crew may use high resolution photographs to document the extent and impacts of wildfire in the U.S. NASA Flight Engineer Joseph Acaba and his Russian crewmates, Soyuz Commander Gennady...

2012-06-08 02:21:35

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to motivate Hispanic families to get outside more often and reconnect with nature, the Ad Council and the U.S. Forest Service have launched the Descubre el Bosque public service advertising campaign, an extension of their popular English-language Discover the Forest campaign started in 2009. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...