18 U.S. Code § 711a. “Woodsy Owl” character, name, or slogan

Whoever, except as authorized under rules and regulations issued by the Secretary, knowingly and for profit manufactures, reproduces, or uses the character “Woodsy Owl”, the name “Woodsy Owl”, or the associated slogan, “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than six months, or both.


1994—Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $250”.

Description of “Woodsy Owl” Character

For description of character of “Woodsy Owl” as referred to in this section, see section 580p of Title 16, Conservation.