ONLINE EVENT Green Burial for Reforestation: Information Session

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Event Category: All Events, Community Events, Charity Events, Learning/Education, and Presentations/DiscussionsEvent Tags: conservationcemetery, endoflife, greenburial, landconservation, and legacy

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  • Informative event by EKR México Centro in collaboration with Green Burial Council.

    We will learn about the history, requirements, functions, and services of green burial and conservation cemeteries, as well as ecological practices for handling our remains, and their social and spiritual aspects. In addition, we will have the opportunity to collaborate and contribute to such a noble cause as the green burial for reforestation movement and conservation of natural resources, which also fosters a healthy relationship with death, our rites of death, the earth, and our legacy to future generations. Finally we will consider how to make this option a reality within everyone’s reach.

    The Green Burial Council is a non profit organization that inspires and advocates for environmentally sustainable natural death care through education and certification. Our values are to respect the rituals that create meaning for both the living and the dead, to honor the earth and recognize the importance of caring for her in how we bury the dead, recognizing and honoring that funeral and burial traditions are sacred. It is the priority of the Green Burial Council to make death care sustainable both environmentally and operationally so that future generations may benefit from our work. We strive for integrity in all aspects of our operation by holding ourselves to the highest standards and are leaders in making certifiable, sustainable death care practices available for all.

    To join the session, please send message to Wilka Roig or Elisabeth Kübler-Ross México Centro on Facebook, or email info@ekrmexico.org

    Green Burial Council Presenter:

    Ed Bixby, President is President of the Green Burial Council, is the owner and operator of Steelmantown Green Burial Preserve in Steelmantown, NJ, as well as Purissima Natural Burial Ground in Half Moon Bay, CA. Ed’s extensive background in land use and development includes being a licensed New Jersey real estate broker and the owner of Fox and Fox Builders, LLC. Ed’s experience in the development industry has provided keen insight into better land use practices and drives his passion for the natural burial movement and the benefits it provides to the present and future generations. Ed has led presentations on natural burial for numerous organizations and has provided educational training for both funeral directors and cemeterians alike.

    Fundación EKR México Centro Host:

    Wilka Roig, president of Fundación EKR México Centro and advocate-activist of human rights at the end of life, in death, and after death. Wilka is a transpersonal psychologist specializing in women’s psychology, trauma, loss and grief, and end-of-life support. She is a death doula, ordained interfaith minister, Tai Chi and QiGong instructor, dream worker, practitioner of archetypal and cross-cultural psychology, integrated grief therapist, psychosynthesis, biomagnetism, and biodecoding therapist. Wilka is a transpersonal educator, teaching academic writing courses, intuitive research, creativity and innovation, dream work, compassionate accompaniment and death doula courses.

    How to Register

    For more information, to reserve your place, and to receive the Zoom meeting information, please send an email to info@ekrmexico.org

    This is a free, live, online event. Your donations are welcome.

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