The Forest Conservation Burial Ground provides a space to reconnect our experience of life and death with land conservation.
We acknowledge that we are on the ancestral lands of the Takelma, Shasta and Asthapaskan peoples who were forcibly removed from these lands and are members of Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde and Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians.
What is Natural or Green Burial?
Natural or green burial is a return to simple, non-toxic burials designed to support the reunion of human bodies with nature.
Life surrounded us as we approached the grave site with Scott’s body wrapped beautifully in a silk shroud woven with color. Deer walked across the meadow while we watched from the edge under the protection of towering pines and firs. Though this was a reverent affair, the swallows in the nearby nest box maintained their […]
We hope that you all have been safe and healthy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and that the budding spring is bringing you joy. Here at The Forest Conservation Burial Ground, we believe that every day is Earth Day. That is why we’re committed to doing our part to protect, conserve, and renew our land […]