7/19/2019 - NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY OF SMOKEY BEAR
NEW JERSEY FOREST FIRE SERVICE TO CELEBRATE 75TH BIRTHDAY OF SMOKEY BEAR WITH BIG BASH AT LIBERTY STATE PARK IN JERSEY CITY
(19/P57) TRENTON – The New Jersey Forest Fire Service will fete the nation’s most famous bear on Saturday, Aug. 10, with a daylong celebration to teach children and remind the public of the many ways they can help prevent wildfires, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced.
This year marks the 75th birthday of Smokey Bear, whose motto “Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires,” resonates strongly in New Jersey. The Forest Fire Service has a day of family oriented celebratory activities planned, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, Hudson County. A parking fee of $7 per carload will be charged. Children’s activities are free.
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