Speaker Series #1: The Dirt on Soil

Tuesday, October 5, 4:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Free Virtual Event Hosted on Zoom

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The Dirt on Soil: The significance of soils, community, and natural burial practice.

Panelists: Three professionals have been invited to share their expertise about natural burial and the significance of soils in burial practices, followed by Q & A and discussion.

Nate Horwitz-Willis
Assistant Professor of Public Health and Coordinator of Public Health Practice, MA College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Common misconceptions about natural burial and public health.

Al Averill
Soils Scientist, retired soil scientist USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service Finding suitable soils for natural burial in the Connecticut River Valley.

Carlos Gonzalez
Operations Manager, Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery, Florida Digging graves by hand in sandy soil and the power of this ritual for the community.

Judith Lorei
President; Green Burial Massachusetts, Inc. Moderator

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