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Smokey Bear 75th Birthday and Wildfire Prevention

Come meet Smokey Bear and celebrate his 75th birthday!

Forest Ranger Jay Scott will join Smokey at his party and tell the story of how Smokey Bear came to be such an important part of wildfire prevention in America. Join us for cake and all the festivities.

Jason Scott grew up in the Catskill Mountains where he enjoyed hiking, skiing, camping, trout fishing, and hunting. He graduated from SUNY ESF with a BA in Environmental Studies and was hired as a NYS Forest Ranger in 2004. Jason spent the first three years of his career working in the lower Hudson Valley and transferred to Hamilton County in 2007. He lives in Blue Mountain Lake with his wife Cat Scott and their two beautiful young girls Charlee and Kylee.