Oregon Memorial Association
Choices of Disposition in Oregon
Information

Thursday, January 27th 2022, 12 Noon Pacific

Mount Hood Community College
Introduction to Green Burial?

Sunday, February 27th 2022, 1pm Pacific

PAST EVENTS
Lifting the Lid Festival
International Funeral Director Panel, Saturday, November 2oth, 8am Pacific
Who is the Green Reaper, Sunday, November 21st, 3pm Pacific

Saturday, November 20 and Sunday, November 21, 2021

Introduction to Green Burial - West Linn Library Library
Presenter

Thursday, October 21, 2021

PAST EVENTS
Community Green Burial Options - Hillsboro Brookwood Library

Green Burials: Environmental Impact Post Mortem

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
The Life of the Green Reaper of Boring, Oregon
Information

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Oregon Memorial Association 60th Celebration
Speaker

Saturday, September 18, 2021


NXT Generation Mortuary Support
Eco-Friendly Techniques for Unembalmed Remains - Special guest

Thursday, August 19, 2021


Miami -Dade Forensic Camp
Presenter

Friday, July 30, 2021

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Legal Forms of Disposition - What are the options?

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Dharma Rain Zen Center
Shrouding Demonstration with Sallie Tisdale, Portland Buddhist and Author
Information

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

History on Tap - Death and Burial in the Pacific Northwest
Kiggins Theater, Vancouver, WA

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Wayne State University
Funeral Service Law and Ethics

Monday, June 7, 2021

Mount Hood Community College Mortuary Program
Meet the Green Reaper

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
Life and Death in Funeral Service
Information

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Northeast College Community College Mortuary Program
Legal Forms of Disposition Lecture
Information

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Environmental Directions Radio Show
Information

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Miami-Dade College School of Funeral Services
Life and Death in Funeral Service
Information

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Kaiser Hospice - Pacific Northwest
What is Green Burial?
Information

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Future of the Profession
JCG Summit - Virtual Event

Thursday, March 4, 2021 

Whole Relationship with Death Workshop
Virtual Event

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Emerging Trends in Funerals & Burials
Redesigning the End - Virtual Event

Thursday, January 28, 2021 

The Jefferson Exchange Live Call-in Interview
Jefferson Public Radio, Southern OR/Northern CA 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 

FINE Mortuary College
Issues and Concerns of Natural Burial - Virtual Event
Information

Sunday, January 24, 2021 

The Art of Death and Dying
Hoffman Center Of Art, Manzanita, OR - Virtual Event

November 18, 2020

First Annual Green Burial Conference
Session: What Do Funeral Directors Need to Know about Green Burial?

October 20, 2020

Green Burial Talk
Clark County Green Neighbors - Virtual Event

July 8, 2020

Green Burial in Oregon
Oregon City Library - Postponed due to COVID-19
Information

May 14, 2020

Aging Life Care Association 
Brookdale Oswego Springs - Postponed due to COVID-19
Information

May 12, 2020

Oregon Public Broadcasting / Think Out Loud
Funeral in the time of COVID-19 Live on 91.5 FM

Information

April 21, 2020

Green Burials in Oregon
Mid-Columbian Unitarian Universalists Church, Hood River,  - Postponed due to COVID-19
Information

April 9, 2020

American Lung Association Q& A Session
Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center
Information

March 2, 2020

How Can I Have a Green Burial?
Canby Adult Center - Postponed due to COVID-19
Information

March 25, 2020

Importance of Planning your Homegoing
Emmanuel Church of God in Christ United
Information

February 9, 2020

Green Burial Lecture
Canby Public Library
Information

February 4, 2020

Salem Environmental Education - Green News and Brews
Taproot Lounge and Cafe

January 21, 2020

Northwestern Showman's Club Banquet & Ball Memorial Service
Benson Hotel, Portland, OR
Information

January 18, 2020

GOING GREEN: END OF LIFE OPTIONS Webinar
Aging Advisors PDX Webinar Series

December 3, 2019

Lit Crawl PDX - Distressing Deaths in the Land of Literature
Ace Hotel, Portland, OR

November 8, 2019

OMSI After Dark: Spirits
OMSI, Portland, OR
Information

October 30, 2019

Oregon Cemetery Association 2019 Annual Conference
Hood River Inn, Hood River, OR

October 18, 2019

2019 GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY FAIR
Garden Home Community Center
Information

October 4, 2019

Oregon Memorial Association 2019 Annual Gathering
Willamette View Heron Auditorium
Information

September 21, 2019

GREEN BURIAL LECTURE
Rose Villa Performing Arts Center
Information

June 4, 2019

'THE DIGITAL DIVIDE" - KBOO 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon
Hosted by Rabia Yeaman

March 8, 2019

"AGING IN PORTLAND" KKPZ 1330 AM, Portland, Oregon
Memorial Day Aging and Dying Special
Information

May 22, 2019

LIVING PLANET: LIFE AND DEATH
 @DeutscheWelle's Living Planet podcast

May 24, 2019

IN CONVERSATION: HOME FUNERALS AND GREEN BURIALS
Portland Shambhala Meditation Center
Information

April 28, 2019

River West Village Salon GREEN BURIAL Q & A
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Shalom Center 
Information

April 24, 2019

FUNERARY HISTORY OF GREEN BURIAL IN OREGON
Happy Valley Library
Information

April 16, 2019

APPROACHES TO THE END OF LIFE
Providence Willamette Falls Community Center
Information

March 15, 2019

GREEN BURIAL DISCUSSION -- In Conversation with Walt Patrick of Herland Forest
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Vancouver
Information

March 10, 2019

AGING IN PORTLAND
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ
Information

December 12, 2018

KAKU FM - Maui - "DEATH TRACKS"
Interview on 88.5 FM, Maui, HI with Host Bodhi Be
Information

February 12, 2019

GREEN BURIAL FOR MARION COUNTY MASTER RECYCLERS 25th ANNIVERSARY
The Yard, Salem, OR

February 4, 2019

GREEN BURIAL DISCUSSION
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls
Information

February 3, 2019

CODA CONVERSATIONS
PDX Commons Cohousing

January 23, 2019

WHAT IS GREEN BURIAL?
Fort Vancouver Library
Information

January 13, 2019

TEDxSALEM
Salem Convention Center

January 5, 2019

The NW Association for Death Education & Bereavement Support
Lewis and Clark College
Information

January 3, 2019

Garden Home and Sustainability Repair Fair
THPRD Garden Home Recreation Center – Gymnasium

October 18, 2018

"WORKING ON PURPOSE" radio show
W4CY Radio

November 20, 2018

GREEN BURIAL SEMINAR
Washougal Community Center

November 10, 2018

LIT CRAWL PORTLAND - The Ladies' Aid Society Death Brigade 
CENTRL Office Downtown (With Sallie Tisdale)

November 9, 2018

BE PROVIDED CONSERVATION RADIO

October 30, 2018

Historical Columbian Cemetery Harvest Festival
Historic Columbian Cemetery, Portland, OR

October 20, 2018

WINNING WITH ANNALEE
Interview, 1620AM, Pensacola, Florida and 92.3FM, Mobile, Alabama
Information

September 11, 2018

Puyallup Festival of Books
Puyallup Public Library

October 6, 2018

BE PROVIDED CONSERVATION RADIO

October 30, 2018

THE SUSTAINABILITY CENTURY
“Green Death and Funerals" interview with Marc de Sousa Shields
Information

September 28, 2018

AUTHOR2AUTHOR RADIO SHOW

September 25, 2018

River West Village Senior Resource Fair
Multnomah Arts Center
Information

September 15, 2018

THIRD PLACE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

August 8, 2018

AGING IN PORTLAND - Part 2
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ
Information

September 5, 2018

AGING IN PORTLAND
Interview, 1330AM THE TRUTH KKPZ
Information

August 29, 2018

BONNEVILLE SACRAMENTO PUBLIC RADIO
Interview on Sacramento stations: KNCI 105.1 FM, KZZO 100.5 FM, KYMX 96.1 FM & KHTK 1140 AM
Information

August 19, 2018

Oregon Museum of the Oregon Territory
Murdock Gallery, Oregon City, OR

August 15, 2018

MR. MEDIA!
Interview with Bob Andelman

August 13, 2018

Mater Dei Radio

88.3 FM KBVM – Portland, Salem, Vancouver

94.9 & 100.5 FM KMME – Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove

August 8, 2018

KXL - "SPEAKING FREELY"
Interview on 101 FM, Portland, OR with Host Lucinda Kay
Information

July 29, 2018

GET OVER IT!
Radio Interview with Monique Chapman

August 8, 2018

MOTHER EARTH NEWS GREEN LIVING FAIR
Albany, OR
Information

August 5, 2018

ONE PAGE WEDNESDAY
Literary Arts, Portland, OR
Information

August 1, 2018

UNITY FM - "WORLD SPIRITUALITY"
Interview with host Reverend Paul John Roach
Information

August 2, 2018

VOICE AMERICA RADIO- "GOOD GRIEF"
Information

August 1, 2018

KBOO -"BETWEEN THE COVERS"
Interview by Emily Young, 90.7 FM, Portland, Oregon

July 31, 2018

GREEN BURIAL WORKSHOP
CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE- ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER
Information

July 14, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Green Burial with Local Mortician​
Estacada Public Library
Information

July 12, 2018

KDNK - "FOR LAND'S SAKE"
Live Interview, 88.1FM - Carbondale, Colorado

July 10, 2018

KPFT - "ECOLOGY RADIO"
Live Interview, 90.1FM, Houston, Texas
Information

July 8, 2018

THE OPEN BOOK
Book reading and signing in Bend, OR
Information

June 29, 2018

KGNU - "HOW ON EARTH SCIENCE SHOW"
Radio Interview on 88.5 FM - Boulder/Denver, Colorado

June 26, 2018

THE BRONC - "SUSTAINABLE YOU"
Radio Interview on 107.7 FM, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Information

June 23, 2018

WAIF - "LIFE IS MEANT TO BE GOOD"
Live Interview, 88.3FM, Cincinnati, Ohio

June 17, 2018

OREGON MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
Green Burial: A Newer Earth-Friendly Options
Information

June 16, 2018

THE BOOK BIN
Book reading and signing in Salem, OR
Information

June 15, 2018

ANOTHER READ THROUGH
Book reading and signing in Portland, OR
Information

June 14, 2018

KEXP - Mind Over Matters Sustainability Segment
Interview, 90.3FM, Seattle, WA

June 9, 2018

ELLIOT BAY BOOK COMPANY
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

June 2, 2018

VILLAGE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Bellingham, WA

May 31, 2018

WISCONSIN PUBLIC RADIO
Book reading and signing in Seattle, WA

May 29, 2018

VINTAGE BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Vancouver, WA

May 26, 2018

THE BOOK BIN
Book reading and signing in Corvallis, OR

May 25, 2018

KMUZ - WASTE MATTERS
100.7 FM Salem, Oregon

May 24, 2018

ORCA BOOKS
Book reading and signing in Olympia, WA

May 19, 2018

MOTHER FOUCAULT'S BOOKSHOP
Book reading and signing in Portland, OR

May 18, 2018

IN OTHER WORDS BOOKSTORE
Book release party in Portland, OR

May 16, 2018

AM Northwest & Afternoon LIVE!

May 15, 2018

NPR - Jefferson Public Radio Live Interview

THE JEFFERSON EXCHANGE | Jefferson Public Radio Live Interview

NPR Member station of Southern Oregon/Northern California

May 10, 2018

SCIENCE ON TAP
Kiggins Theater, Vancouver, WA

May 9, 2018