Poster, "Give a Hoot! Don't Pollute"

The U.S.D.A. Forest Service introduced Woodsy Owl in 1971 as an anti-litter and anti-pollution symbol to promote wise use of the environment. The campaign, which continues today, is primarily aimed at school-age children and uses slogans such as “Give a Hoot! Don’t Pollute” and “Lend a Hand-Care for the Land.”
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Department of Agriculture
Physical Description
multi (overall color)
paper (overall material)
overall: 18 1/2 in x 13 in; 46.99 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Environmental History
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Visitor Comments

6/4/2016 10:00:23 AM
Kathy Fitzpatrick
i remember this along with the indian on TV as my first memories of antipollution media
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